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Perfect Pound Cake

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  • 3 sticks butter
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 whole eggs
  • 1 teaspoon butter flavoring
  • 2 teaspoons flavoring (Lemon)
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sprite (7-UP, Or Sierra Mist)
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    Calories540Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat15g75%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate74g25%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    charisse Brown 8 months ago
    It came out good, gr8t recipe.
    Bryce B. 8 months ago
    very good, followed recipe.
    Greta Gaines 9 months ago
    This turned out great. The cake was awesome.
    wawa 10 months ago
    This was my third time cooking the pound cake, I reduced by nearly half the sugar and it came out perfectly. Next I will reduce the amount of butter to see if it will still come out great! My family loves it so will make it again for sure
    Shirley Robinson a year ago
    Reallllllllllllly moist! Love this pound cake for this is the best one I have made. And it does not call for too many ingredients. Will bake this pound cake on numerous occasions. Thank you.
    Tonia Deveaux a year ago
    The cake was so delicious and moist. My family really enjoyed it. I added raisins to the mixture and folded it in right before putting it in the oven. I will be trying this recipe again!!
    Screen, Ph.D. a year ago
    It was perfect! First time I made one w sour cream it is so moist
    George Conde 2 years ago
    It is an amazing cake! I’m love it and now I’m about to share with the family. I had try it first to make sure. But I full confidence that the cake would taste great. Thank you Yummly!
    Anthony Greenlee 2 years ago
    Great. I have made it about 5 or 6 times. I used buttermilk after the first time. It was great.
    April B. 2 years ago
    I made this cake tonight for a dessert to Sunday night's dinner. AMAZING!!! I had a darker pan, so cooked it on 300 for an hour and ten minutes. It's light and buttery, and so delicious!!! This will be a regular!
    Bean 2 years ago
    The cake was very moist and tasted good. I thought the 2 teaspoons of lemon flavoring was a bit too much. I am definitely going to make this again and put 1 teaspoon of lemon flavoring and some vanilla extract and maybe an extra teaspoon of butter flavoring. Very good recipe.
    Dale Chandler 2 years ago
    perfect! I've used 7up and sprite, 7up taste better imo.
    Means 2 years ago
    This cake was so moist and good, just perfect. Everyone in my house talking about it. While it was still warm I poured a 5 flavor glaze on it using sugar, water, vanilla extract, Almond extract, butter extract, Rum extract and coconut extract. I topped it with a little power sugar. I’ll be keeping this recipe around for years to come. Thanks for sharing it.
    Aimee K. 3 years ago
    This pound cake was great! I used 2 loaf pans instead of a bundt pan and it baked for longer than 1 hour and ten minutes until the tops were browned. The cake did stick to the bottom of the pan even though I sprayed them generously. I may use parchment paper and spray next time.
    Tara Holt 3 years ago
    It was awesome! The taste is AMAZING!
    Stormey Ware 3 years ago
    Oh my goodness this is the fist cake I have EVER made from scratch! I was soooooo nervous, but it wasn't that hard, no more box cake for me. I accidentally (on purpose) got some extra batter on my finger too, and oh my goodness I turned into a little girl needing to scrap the bottom of the bowl. My cake looks exactly like the picture, while still in the pan. Unfortunately my cake never fell out of the pan. I even let it sit inverted on the plate for over a hour.....NOTHING. I thought I greased the pan extra extra but I guess not. It still tastes as good as my grandmas. I'm going to try it again for New Year's! Thank you for this DELICIOUS recipe.
    Harris 3 years ago
    Amazing! i was out of lemon extract and Sprite. So I used seagram's ginger ale soda instead. my bundt pan was non stick I believe, but I greased it with Pam's Baking Spray. which helped it slide out easily after letting the cake cool a bit . I also lined my rack with foil. The cake is so so soft and moist but yet heavy :) I topped the cake with a thin cinnamon sugar glaze which gives the bottom a candied flavor. Even though I didn't use the all of the correct ingredients I will still recommend it . Half of the cake is gone already after 1 night lol
    antoinette m. 3 years ago
    Taste great but still close like crazy! I greased the crud out of the pan too! Should be t cool before inverting! Made it for company, disappointing how it looks.
    Carolyn Temple 3 years ago
    I made this cake June 17, 2018. Good recipe turned out great. The only issue I had was some of the cake stuck to the center of the pan making it difficult to release and some of the cake remained.
    Jacoby Wesley 3 years ago
    Tic,tic,tic....BOOM!!!💥💥💥💥 IT WAS DA BOMB💣💣💣💣= it was totally AWESOME!!!
    Jim 3 years ago
    Great and easy cake!
    Barb Smith 3 years ago
    The cake was an epic failure for my. The cake batter looked good until I added the soda. I’m not the best baker so I’m sure it’s something I didn’t understand. I also sprayed too much cooking spray in the pan. The cake was a soggy mess and gummy. Oh well I’ just stick to doctoring up box😀
    Chauntay Mcduff 4 years ago
    This cake was soooooooo gooood!!!!!! I will be making this ona regular!!!👍🏾👍🏾
    Dana B. 4 years ago
    Great just right! I will be making this from now on.
    Thomas 4 years ago
    Everyone love it went make
    Mimi Sixx 4 years ago
    Really good!! My family and friends loooove it!!
    Diane 4 years ago
    I love this one it’s easy the only changes I did was just added 2 tablespoons of lemon juice instead of the extracts flavors it just perfect
    Leigh B. 4 years ago
    I gave it 5 stars on Taste & moistness but mine didn't come out of the pan well I sprayed heavily with Bakers Joy but alas, an ugly cake still. Glad it wasn't a gift for anybody so we enjoyed it no matter what it looked like
    Terry C. 6 years ago
    I've made this Several times, and it ALWAYS will get eaten up. I just omit the butter flavoring because it has the real butter flavor, and used 3/4 c of 7up soda to keep it from being too sweet.