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.


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