Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

A lovely buttermilk pound cake recipe I found in Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes or until creamy.
  2. Gradually add sugar, beating 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until yellow disappears.
  4. Stir in flavorings.
  5. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  6. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition.
  7. Pour batter into a greased and floured 12-cup bundt pan.
  8. Bake at 325° for one hour and five minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10-15 minutes; removes from pan, and cool on wire rack.
  10. Pour buttermilk glaze over warm cake.


Most Helpful

This cake was so good!! I made it in two loaf pans. The glaze was also very good. I definitely plan to make it many more times.

Chef Hot Pans February 23, 2009

This is a wonderful cake. I didn't use a glaze on it either and I found that it took about 15 minutes longer to cook in a bundt pan.Very moist and flavourful- maybe next time I will try it in a couple of loaf pans. Thanks, Janet.

Jan in Lanark September 14, 2005

Wonderful! I didn't use the glaze (Mom never made pound cake that way) I like to put a slice in the toaster oven then spread with butter---delicious. Thanks!

Kathy :-( November 16, 2004

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