Cream Cheese Pound Cake
A rich and delicious, moist pound cake that stands on its own, or pairs perfectly with sweetened fresh fruit, dessert sauces, ice cream and whipped cream.
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
6 large eggs
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, eggs, softened cream cheese, butter, salt, and vanilla. Mix well; beating with an electric mixer at low speed for 4 minutes.
- Pour into a greased tube or Bundt® cake pan and bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until the center is firm.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.