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Classic Butter Pound Cake

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This is a classic butter pound cake made with Davis Baking Powder. It contains just 6 ingredients. It is the Davis Baking Powder version of the traditional "pound of butter, pound of sugar, pound of eggs, pound of flour" cake.


  • 1 lb. butter
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Davis Baking Powder
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla


Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or a hand mixer and large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each egg.  Add egg whites; beat well.  Blend in vanilla.

Gradually add flour, baking powder; mix until thoroughly blended.  Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch Bundt pan.

Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.  Cool ten minutes.  Remove from pan. Before serving, sprinkle with additional powdered sugar, if desired.