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Quarter of a Pound Cake

Lee Bremson of Kansas City, Missouri downsizes everyone’s favorite pound cake without losing any of its sweet appeal!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • Dash ground mace
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk


  • In a small bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and mace; add to egg mixture alternately with milk.
  • Pour into a 5-3/4x3x2-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into eight slices.

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  • pixdix
    Jan 23, 2016

    This is the perfect recipe for when you want a piece of cake but don't want to make a big cake that will eventually go to waste. It is very delicious, moist and satisfies your sweet tooth! Love it!

  • linda1956
    Sep 9, 2008

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    Sep 6, 2008

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