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How to make buttermilk pound cake

For your Christmas table, a fantastic old-fashioned buttermilk pound cake.




  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  •  6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk



1) Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

Grease one 9 or 10 inch tube pan.

flour, baking soda and salt being mixed mixed flour, baking soda, egg and salt

Mix together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

2) In a large bowl, beat butter with sugar.

butter and sugar being beaten batter being mixed

Mix in the eggs, one at time, beating well after each addition.

Stir in the lemon and the vanilla extracts.

batter being mixed batter being mixed

Gently mix in flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

buttermilk in a pan buttermilk pound cake

3) Bake in preheated oven for 90 minutes.

sliced buttermilk pound cake sliced buttermilk pound cake

Do not open oven door until after one hour. When cake begins to pull away from the side of the pan it is done. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Your buttermilk pound cake is now ready to be served!

sliced buttermilk pound cake


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