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Simple Vanilla Pound Cake

Pound Cakes are I think the easiest of all cakes to make.  The basic and most important step is to have the butter or margarine and eggs at room temperature.   Toss ingredients into a large bowl and mix. So simple and yet so good!!! 🙂  I added icing just to make it look a bit nicer…:)



  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Butter unsalted or Margarine unsalted
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract or Vanilla Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt


  • Butter or margarine and eggs should be room temperature…so start by beating the butter and slowly add in the sugar. While beating slowly add in one egg at a time, add flour, salt and continue beating.
  • Lastly, add in the Vanilla extract or power and combine.
  • I used my bundt cake form for this recipe…Bake at 180 degrees for 25 minutes and until golden brown. 🙂 When the cake has cooled, top with a lovely Vanilla icing…my is store bought, was not able to find powdered sugar to make the icing I usually make for this cake.


  1. Beautiful cake ! This no-fail cake recipe is quick to prepare with a few steps and basic ingredients !!
  2. Love these quick fix cakes...simple yet STUNNER cakes...looks amazing ✌✌
  3. It is best tea time cake. Icing on the cake has made it look delicious!!!
  4. Loved your yummy recipe :)
  5. This looks great Sophie! And so light, for a pound cake :)
  6. That is easy and tasty!!!
  7. Oh my Goodness, Sophie. It looks soooo goood
  8. Sophie, can I use this with salted butter and just leave out the 1/2 teaspoon of salt?
  9. Beautiful cake - looks delicious :) Now I know what you meant when you wrote we both have a post about bundt cake today :) they could be twins, yours with icing, mine with icing sugar :)
  10. That looks so pretty! Love simple recipes!😋😍
  11. Yumyumyum❤❤❤❤
  12. I love simple recipes! This one is great :-)
  13. Simple and tasty, just the recipe to make on a busy workday!

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