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Cold-Oven Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cold-Oven Pound Cake, by , is from Family and Friend's Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rene' Cheney
Added: Friday, March 28, 2008


3 c cake flour
1/2 t baking powder
1 t salt
1 c whole milk
2 t vanilla extract
20 T (2.5 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
2 1/2 c sugar
6 large eggs


1. Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position. Grease and flour 16-cup tube pan. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in bowl. Whisk milk and vanilla in measuring cup.
2. With electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter and sugar until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until combined. Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture in 3 additions, alternating with 2 addtions of milk mixture. Mix on low until smooth, about 30 seconds. Use rubber spatula to give batter final stir.
3. Pour batter into prepared pan and smooth top. Place cake in COLD oven. Adjust oven temperature to 325 and bake, without opening door, until cake is golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 65 to 80 minutes.
4. Cook cake in pan for 15 minutes, then turn out onto rack. Cook completely, about 2 hours.




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