Buttermilk Pound Cake – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour,1/4 teaspoon baking soda,1/2 teaspoon salt,1 cup (8 oz.or 2 sticks) butter,3 cups white sugar,5 eggs + 1 egg white,The grated zest of 1 lemon,1/2 teaspoon nutmeg,2 teaspoons vanilla extract,1 cup buttermilk

  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Butter one 9- or 10-inch tube pan. Line the bottom with parchment paper, and butter the bottom again. Optional: In addition to buttering the pan, coat the sides with sugar.
  2. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter with sugar until creamy, 5 minutes.
  4. Mix in the eggs, one at time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the lemon zest, nutmeg and the vanilla extract.
  5. Add one-third of the flour mixture to the batter and mix well.
  6. Add one-half of the buttermilk into the batter and mix well. Continue to alternate the flour mixture and the buttermilk.


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