Vanilla Pound Cake

Ingredients -

12 oz. Butter
3 cups sugar
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
5 large eggs
3 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup milk

Procedure -

Cream butter and sugar until very light and fluffy (at least 15 minutes in a Kitchen Aid or Globe mixer. Scrape the bowl with a rubber spatula and add the vanilla. Add eggs one at a time and blend thoroughly. Mix the flour and baking powder together in a separate bowl and add to mixer alternately with the milk. Bake in a loaf pan or bundt shaped pan about 1 hour in preheated 340 oven (we use our oven thermometer in any oven we bake in to insure accuracy) most ovens are off at least 25 degrees Fahrenheit! Click here for oven thermometers.
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