Deliciously simple pound cake that's easy to make
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Buttermilk Pound Cake

An easy and delicious pound cake
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: cakes, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttermilk pound cake recipe, easy from scratch cakes, pound cake recipe, using buttermilk
Servings: 12
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Judith Hannemann


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • confectioners/icing sugar for dusting optional


  • Preheat oven to 325F/160C. Spray a 10-cup/2.4L bundt pan with non-stick spray.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Now beat in the vanilla.
  • Combine flour and soda; mix well. Add alternately with the buttermilk, beginning and ending with the flour. Mix well.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for about 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then invert onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Dust with the confectioners sugar when completely cool if desired.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg