Half Pound Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325 F (165 C).
  • Line a 6" x 3" aluminum foil loaf pan with wax paper, by taking a length of wax paper, folding it over lengthwise to fit in the pan, to ease removal of the cake.
  • Then grease the pan and paper with butter.
  • Beat butter in a small bowl until soft and light.
  • Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Beat egg in another small bowl.
  • Gradually add to the butter-flour mixture, beating until fluffy.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Stir in flour and baking powder, beat until fluffy.
  • spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake about 55 minutes, until edges separate from the pan.
  • Cool in the pan about 15 minutes.
  • Loosen sides and remove by lifting ends of the wax paper.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
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