Saturday, January 23, 2010

Buttermilk Pound Cake

Last night I made my Mom's famous buttermilk pound cake. Seriously, it's famous, everyone that knows my family knows this cake. I remember at one point she misplaced the recipe and we went quite some time without it, my Dad had withdrawal symptoms, it was not a pretty sight. But after you have this, you will understand why..


What you need:
  • 3 1/2 sticks butter
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 1/3 cups flour
  • 3 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Sift flour and baking soda together

What to do:
  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Cream butter in a mixer
  • Blend in sugar and beat well
  • Add eggs one at a time blend well
  • Gradually add flour mixture/baking soda mixture
  • Add buttermilk than vanilla.
  • Bake in greased tube pan (or two loaf pans) for 1 1/4 hour or until done top of cake will split oven you can test is dry inside.

This is super yummy fresh out of the oven, and of course the day(s) after. Enjoy!


4 comments:

KatherineAnne said...

Stopping by from SITS. That cake sounds absolutely amazing! I love famous family recipes they are not only delicious but they also have so many fond memories behind them.

Thank you for sharing this recipe, I cannot wait to try it!

I hope you have a blessed and special Saturday!
xo,
KA

monica said...

Oh my gosh that looks good! Thanks for the family receipe!

HT said...

Looks delicious! Will definitely try this recipe!

Machelle said...

totally going to make this! Sounds yummy!! I think I may have to give some away though!!

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