Old Fashioned Blue Ribbon Pound Cake

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Dec. 04, 2018

Old-fashioned Blue Ribbon Pound Cake is dense, moist, buttery, and sweet. It has that outer crusty edge with a smooth, creamy, small crumb inside that makes pound cake distinctive. One taste and this will be your new favorite cake recipe!


Butter 2 Cup (32 tbs) ((no substitutes))
Granulated sugar 3 1/2 Cup (56 tbs)
Eggs 10 Large
All pupose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs) , sifted
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon



1. Allow butter and eggs to come to room temperature.

2. Grease and flour a tube or bundt pan. You may need to line the sides of the tube pan with waxed paper so that is above the top of the pan 2 to 3 inches. This is a very tall cake.

3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


4. Cream 2 cups butter until soft and there are no lumps.

5. Add 3 and 1/2 cups granulated sugar and cream until light and fluffy.

6. Add one at a time 10 large eggs, beating 1 minute after each addition.

7. Lower speed on mixer to low and slowly add 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour.

8. Add vanilla and mix in completely.

9. Spoon batter into prepared tube or bundt pan. (If using a bundt pan, make sure it's large enough for the batter to double in size.)

10. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour and 25 to 30 minutes.

11. Test for doneness with a wooden pick. Insert pick in center of the cake, if the pick comes out clean or with dry crumbs, it is done.


12. Remove cake and allow to cool on a wire rack 30 minutes before inverting onto a serving platter.


Cooking time vary depending on if your oven is calibrated and if you use a light or dark pan. Test the cake before the recommended time. If the cake is too dry, you baked it too long.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 90 Minutes
Ready In: 90 Minutes
Servings: 14