Selma's Virginia Pound Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Selma's Virginia Pound Cake recipe? Learn how to make Selma's Virginia Pound Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jfresh444

Makes 16 servings



credit: Southern Sideboards. A deliciously dense classic pound cake! MAKE SURE TO START WITH A COLD OVEN WHEN BAKING THIS CAKE. and add the baking powder last when combining ingredients!

Recipe Ingredients for Selma's Virginia Pound Cake

1 1/2 c. butter, softened
3 c. granulated sugar
5 eggs
3 c. cake flour
1 c. milk
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 tsp. almond extract
1/2 tsp. baking powder

Recipe Directions for Selma's Virginia Pound Cake

  1. Cream together butter and sugar until perfectly smooth about 10 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add a little cake flour at a time. Slowly add milk, then extracts. Add baking powder last. You will have a lighter and better blended cake if using an electric mixer.

  2. Grease and flour a large bundt pan 9 or line with foil and grease and flour a large tube pan or a small tube pan and loaf pan. Pour cake batter into pans and place in a cold oven. Turn temperature to 325 degrees or 350 and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Do not jar cake or remove from oven too soon. Cool slightly and remove from pan. Can be served as a base for strawberry shortcake. Toasted pound cake slices spread with butter make an excellent breakfast treat. Freezes well. Serves 15.

Categories

Dairy, Eggs, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, American-Southern, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 111.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
412
Calories from Fat
173
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.2g
30%
Saturated Fat
11.6g
58%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
149mg
6%
Potassium
89mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
56.4g
19%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
38.5g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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