President Washington's Pound Cake

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
55m
Ready In

Recipe: #33845

November 26, 2019



"Can cut sugar down to 1 1/2 cups people said this was sweet"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (261.4 g)
  • Calories 718.4
  • Total Fat - 38.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 626 mg
  • Sodium - 564.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 72.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 50.7 g
  • Protein - 23.3 g
  • Calcium - 102.7 mg
  • Iron - 3.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Thoroughly grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt or tube pan

Step 2

Then shake out excess flour.

Step 3

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 4

Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about three minutes in a stand mixer or more with a handheld mixer. Scrape down sides of the bowl once or twice.

Step 5

Add eggs one at a time, beating well about 30 seconds after each egg.

Step 6

In between additions of egg, scrape down sides of bowl to ensure thorough mixing of ingredients.

Step 7

Fold in cake flour.

Step 8

Add vanilla and salt.

Step 9

Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake 35 to 40 minutes, or just until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Step 10

Cool the cake in the pan for about 10 minutes. Run a table knife around the edges to loosen them as needed. Then turn the cake out on a rack to cool completely.

Tips & Variations


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