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Vanilla Almond Pound Cake
Vanilla Almond Pound Cake Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
This recipe for vanilla almond pound cake is simple and easy to make using ingredients typically found in the house, and tastes fantastic.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, cake, fruit
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 338 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
for serving (optional):
  • fresh berries or any fruit
  • whipped cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Spray 4 mini loaf pans (or one regular size loaf pan) with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl or the bowl of the stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, and mix to combine. Add the vanilla and almond extract and mix to combine. Mix in the baking powder and salt. With the mixer running on low speed, add half of the flour, followed by the sour cream, and then the remaining flour, and mix until smooth. Pour into the prepared pan(s) and smooth the top.
  3. Bake 30-35 minutes for mini loaves or 50-60 minutes for a full size loaf, or until the loaf is lightly golden on top and a toothpick inserted into the top comes out clean. Remove and let cool. Serve with fresh berries and whipped cream, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Vanilla Almond Pound Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 210mg9%
Potassium 93mg3%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 533IU11%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.