Pound cake

Easy Pound Cake Recipe

Easy Pound Cake Recipe - This simple recipe made with eggs, butter, sugar, flour, and a few other everyday ingredients is the perfect staple dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy cake recipe, easy pound cake recipe, pound cake recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Cool 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 387kcal
Author Jessica Burgess


  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 3 egg yokes room temperature
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp whole milk
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar


  • 1 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 4 tbsp whole milk


  • Move oven rack to middle of the oven.
  • Mix butter and sugar in large bowl until creamed, about 3 minutes.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, beat 5 minutes on medium.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Reduce mixer speed to low and add ½ of the flour mixture and half the milk. Mix 5 minutes
  • Add second half of flour mixture and milk. Mix 5 minutes.
  • Generously grease and flour bundt pan.
  • Pour batter into pan and tap to remove bubbles.
  • Place pan in cool oven, set temperature to 350℉ and bake 1 hour. Cake will be done when a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool 30 minutes before releasing the edges with a knife and turning the pan upside down to finish cooling. 


  • Add one tablespoon of milk at a time to confectioners sugar to achieve desired consistency. 
  • Drizzle over cake.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 100mg | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 0.5mg