A good pound cake recipe from scratch. This is great served with fresh fruit and ice cream.

Pound Cake II


  • 2 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup milk


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10 inch round tube pan.

2 In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, add to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Stir until just blended, then pour into the prepared pan.

3 Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted, comes out clean. Cool before removing from pan.


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