Homemade Butter Pound Cake Recipe from Scratch

This homemade butter pound cake recipe from scratch is a blue ribbon winner.

If you are a pound cake lover, you must try this homemade cake recipe. Perfect, if I say so myself.

Butter Pound Cake Recipe

Butter Pound Cake Recipe

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1 cup butter, softened
6 eggs
3 cups white sugar
3 cups flour
1 pint heavy whipping cream
1 TBS pure vanilla extract
1 tsp fresh lemon zest

PREHEAT oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.

With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time and mix well after each addition; approximately 2 minutes.

Introduce the flour, one cup at a time while adding cream a little at a time until all flour and cream is mixed in well. Add the vanilla and lemon flavoring and blend well. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake for 1-1/2 hours or until center springs back from small amount of pressure. Immediately turn out on cake rack to cool.

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