Buttermilk Pound Cake
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 70 min. + cooling
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 2-1/2 cups sugar
- 4 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup buttermilk
- Confectioners' sugar, optional
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; add alternately with buttermilk and beat well.
- Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 325° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 70 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 285 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Jan 30, 2020
Shaun, baking soda works as a leavening agent when combined with an acid. In this case, the buttermilk is the acid so the buttermilk and baking powder will make your cake rise.
Dec 19, 2019
I am hopeless at baking. Most things don’t turn out for me, but THIS recipe even stood up to my ineptitude as a baker. A tad on the sweet side for my taste buds, but that’s just me personally. Can’t fault the texture and fact that even I couldn’t screw this up. Thank you.
Dec 5, 2019
this cake took nearly 80 minutes. It was tasty, but I will stick to bundt cakes that have a glaze. This one needed something. I used whipping cream.
Aug 13, 2019
This is a wonderful recipe! Shannon needs to take a deep breath and read the reviews to understand that she is blowing air and seriously mistaken about this recipe! Over 100 reviews and no one is in agreement with her. The Review option is not for showing off an affected "better cook than any of you" attitude.
Jul 18, 2019
Hello Shaun here. I am looking at the recipe so I don't have to use self rising agent of any form such as baking powder?
Jun 9, 2019
This recipe is very simple but tastes incredible! I followed the recipe except I added a touch of Lorann Lemon emulsion to the batter which made it absolutely perfect!
Apr 9, 2019
I had some left over buttermilk in my fridge and decided to Google buttermilk cake recipes. Found quite a lot of recipes but decided to go with this recipe. Im glad i did cause it is so fluffy and delicious and simple to make. My husband has almsot eaten the entire cake ??
Mar 25, 2019
This was amazingly delicious and super simple to make! It isn't too sweet but it is heavy. My coworkers ate it up and I got many compliments. Thank you!
Feb 22, 2019
Cannot wait to cut into this cake later...it’s in my oven now! The batter was luscious and fluffy! I did add a dash of sea salt to the batter and added 1/2 teaspoon more vanilla, I did make this in my bundt pan!
Feb 12, 2019
Is there anyway you can make it a marble pound cake