Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Cream cheese adds to the moistness, texture and flavor of this versatile pound cake.
3/4 cup butter
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 package wax paper
1/4 cup powdered sugar
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Line a 9 x 5 x 2 3/4-inch loaf pan with wax paper; set aside.
- Thoroughly blend together butter, cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
- Sift together flour and baking powder; add to the creamed mixture. Pour into prepared loaf pan.
- Bake in a preheated oven at for 1 hour. Let stand for 5 minutes then remove from the pan and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Makes 1 loaf cake; 9 servings.