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Million-Dollar Pound Cake

We've always included pound cake on our family menus, and through the years, I've tried many recipes, I can honestly say this one is the best! It has a very fine, rich texture that makes it unusually smooth. That texture, plus fantastic flavor, makes this pound cake a special treat each time we serve it.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole milk

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Gradually add flour alternately with milk, beating just until blended.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 300° for 1 hour and 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.

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