Easy Pound Cake Be The First To Review By kakes_by_kim recipe This is an easy, great tasting pound cake. Easy Pound Cake Ingredients 2 cups (4 sticks) sweet unsalted butter1 pound confectioners’ sugar6 eggs1 pound all-purpose flour1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 1/2-inch tube pan. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar together until the mixture is light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one by one, beating well after each addition. Then add the flour to the mixture, a little at a time. Stir in the vanilla. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours, or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.