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Elvis Presley's Favourite Vanilla Pound Cake

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I love pound cake a lot. I've also tried many recipes and I think this recipe is the best. I did make some changes.


Serves: 12

  • 4 ounces softened butter
  • 1½ cups superfine sugar
  • 1½ cups self-rising flour
  • ¼ cup cream
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • ⅘ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 4 eggs (at room temperature)

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Elvis Presley's Favourite Vanilla Pound Cake is a community recipe submitted by oopsyalicia and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Generously butter pan and dust with flour and knock out excess flour. Do not preheat oven.
  • Sift together the flour and salt in a bowl. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl together with an electric mixer at medium-high speed until pale and fluffy for about 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition, then beat in vanilla. Reduce speed to low and add half of flour mix well, then all of the cream.
  • Mix well, then add remaining flour, beat until everything combines together at medium-high speed for 5 minutes. Transfer batter into the cake pan and cover the pan with foil. Place pan in (cold) oven and turn oven temperature to 180°C for 60 minutes.
  • Remove foil after 60 minutes and bake for another 8-10 mins until golden. Cool cake in pan on a rack for 30 minutes. Remove the cake from the cake pan and place the cake on the rack. Cool the cake completely.
  • Additional Information

    Cake can keep at room temperature up to 5 days.

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