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Sunday, September 25, 2011

mangia mondays 29: pound cake

hello, friends!
welcome to another


a blog hop i co-host each week with my bloggy bff
lisa from shine your light.
{love her!}

this week, i'm sharing:

pound cake


16 oz sugar
16 oz butter, softened + more for greasing pan
16 oz flour + more for dusting pan
9 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract

1. preheat oven to 350 f. grease & flour 1 10" bundt pan or 2 9"x5" loaf pans.

2. cream together butter & sugar for 5 minutes on medium speed using the paddle attachment. stop once to scrape the sides of the bowl. with the mixer running at the lowest speed, add the eggs, 1 at a time, making sure each egg is fully incorporated before adding the next. {the mixture will look curdled.} add the vanilla & salt & beat on medium speed for 30 seconds.

3. with the mixer on the lowest speed, add the flour in 3 installments, making sure each portion is fully incorporated before adding the next. after the final addition, scrape down the sides of the bowl & beat for 30 seconds on medium speed or until almost smooth.

4. scoop the batter into the prepared pan(s). bake for 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 210 f. the outside should be golden brown & spring back when pressed, but the crack around the center will appear moist. 

5. remove cake from oven & cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. remove from pan & cool on the rack completely. store tightly covered.


i've never made a pound cake & thought it would be difficult...
but it's not!
while it was delicious for dessert,
i enjoyed it with coffee the next morning for breakfast! :)

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until next time,
dowlings, out!

12 comments:

  1. Hi Kristin,
    I shared videos of my pecan crusted apple crisp and making grain-free matzoh balls as well as how to choose the best olive oil. Thanks for hosting!

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  2. Kristin, that pound cake would be so good with strawberries and whipped cream! Or just as is - it looks fantastic!

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  3. I love pound cake. It's really good dipped in chocolate fondue!

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  4. Thanks for hosting! That pound cake looks incredibly good!

    Have a great week!

    Kim @ Little Rays of Sunshine
    morrowsunshine.blogspot.com

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  5. Thank you for hosting! This week I have shared the following seasonal farm-to-table recipes that I made last week:

    spicy-n-sweet pepper & corn salad
    http://theintentionalminimalist.blogspot.com/2011/09/spicy-n-sweet-pepper-corn-salad.html

    nut pâté
    http://theintentionalminimalist.blogspot.com/2011/09/nut-pate.html

    Happy cooking!
    The Intentional Minimalist

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  6. Hi Kristin, Thanks for hosting. Pound cake for breakfast! I love it. I'm sharing a post that might help those out there to get their families or spouse to help with the cooking.

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  7. I subscribed to your blog and found you were having a party so here I am. I bring Surprise Meat Loaf. This is a nice comfort food for this time of year and makes 1 1/2 lbs. of ground beef serve 8 to 10, or, in my house, plenty of leftovers. Thanks for hosting. Have a great week. I am off to check out all those wonderful looking recipes.

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  8. Your pound cake looks perfect! I would love to have a slice of that with coffee. I bet it was delicious for breakfast. Thanks so much for hosting. I've linked up my Greek Meatloaf tonight. Have a great evening, Candace

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  9. The pound cake looks absolutely perfect. Thanks for hosting another yummy week of Mangia Mondays. I've linked up my first every Brioche Loaf!

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  10. I like the looks of that pound cake! Thanks for hosting!

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