The best pound cake ever. Rises very high.
Six Egg Pound Cake
- 1 1/2 cups butter
- 6 eggs
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 1/2 cups white sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup milk
1 Grease and flour a tube or Bundt pan. Do not preheat oven.
2 In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
3 In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well each time. add vanilla.
4 Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Beat until smooth. Pour batter into tube or Bundt pan.
5 Place cake into cold oven, set the temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for 60 to 90 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
6 Top with confectioners sugar or glaze.