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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Vanilla-Nutmeg Pound Cake

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Cake flour
  • 2 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1 c Unsalted butter; softened
  • 2 c Granulated sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tb Vanilla extract
  • 2 c Buttermilk or sour cream
  • Confectioner's sugar;
  • -for dusting


Recipe by: the California Culinary Academy Preparation Time: 0:45 1. Butter
and flour a 12-cup tube pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour,
baking soda, salt, and nutmeg together.

2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time,
beating well after each egg is added. Stir in vanilla.

3. Stir half of the sifted flour mixture into the butter-sugar mixture. Add
1 cup of the buttermilk. Add the other half of the flour mixture, then the
remaining buttermilk.

4. Pour batter into prepared tube pan and bake until a wooden skewer
inserted 2 inches from edge comes out clean (about 1 hour and 5 minutes).
Cool cake in pan 10 to 15 minutes; invert onto a cooling rack, remove pan,
and cool completely before serving. Transfer to a serving plate. Dust with
confectioners' sugar.

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