Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe

Enjoy a slice with this rich, old-fashioned pound cake with fruit, ice cream or your favorite dessert sauce.
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Nutmeg, Ground
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 5 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
15 mins
1 hr

1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in medium bowl. Set aside.


2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Gradually beat in 1/2 of flour mixture. Mix in vanilla and remaining flour. Pour batter into greased and floured 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.


3. Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 316 Calories
Fat: 17 Grams
Protein: 4 Grams
Cholesterol: 111 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 36 Grams
Sodium: 217 Milligrams
Fiber: 1 Grams

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