Little Dixie Pound Cake Recipe

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Little Dixie Pound Cake Recipe
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Little Dixie Pound Cake Recipe

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When my great-grandson and I eat dinner together, we're always happy to share this delightful dessert.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch baking soda
  • 7 teaspoons buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon orange extract

Directions

In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking soda; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Blend in extracts. Pour into a greased 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from the pan to cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1 mini loaf.
Originally published as Little Dixie Pound Cake in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 107 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch baking soda
  • 7 teaspoons buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon orange extract
  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine flour and baking soda; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Blend in extracts. Pour into a greased 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from the pan to cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1 mini loaf.
Originally published as Little Dixie Pound Cake in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p10

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abmcatmommy User ID: 7990430 244160
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2016

"Fantastic! and just the right size. Thanks for sharing recipe."

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sgronholz User ID: 1473861 228126
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2015

"My husband and I loved this delicious little pound cake! It was so easy to make and just the right size for the two of us. I will definitely make it again!"

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dozer77 User ID: 5241414 16727
Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"This is just perfect for the two of us..and it is wonderful with strawberries and whipped cream on top."

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fredlacie8287 User ID: 5890020 46359
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

"this is the perfect recipe for pound cake"

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Becki Cooper User ID: 5032037 46353
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2010

"How much is a pinch? An 1/8 tsp., less or more, I am confused. Need answer right away...

Becki Cooper, Winston, OR."

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bakingmad User ID: 875200 51460
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2008

"I use all vanilla extract when making this. It makes just enough for my husband and I to each enjoy dessert without going overboard with a big cake. Not that we couldn't eat the big cake, but this helps us "be good" without feeling deprived."

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