Buttermilk Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

December 07, 2016
Buttermilk Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

Classic pound cake made with the buttermilk and drenched in a buttermilk glaze.

One of the most popular recipes here on the blog is Chocolate Chip Pound Cake. It was posted in 2014 and has been going crazy ever since. Like, serious, crazy. People love it. Can't blame them though, it's good.

I think one of the reasons it is so popular, is because of the simplicity of it. Pound cake is such a classic dessert that has been around since the beginning of time ( give or take a few years). Soft, buttery cake topped with a glaze or sprinkled with powdered sugar?  How can anyone say no to that?

Buttermilk Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

Today's pound cake is also, incredibly simple.You make it with buttermilk, which gives it a great softness and unique taste. Then, we drench the top with a so-very-yummy buttermilk glaze.  I totally love this cake and you will too.

Add this one to your holiday baking menu..quickly.

Buttermilk Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze

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Buttermilk Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze
Buttermilk Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze
by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:20
Cook Time: 00:60
Ingredients (Serves: 6)
    • 1 1/2 sticks butter, softened
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • 2 TBSP buttermilk
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 8-9 inch loaf pan.
    In bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
    In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Approx 5 minutes
    Add in eggs, one a time. Beating well after each one. Then, add in vanilla.
    Gradually, add in flour mixture and buttermilk. Alternately between the two.
    Beat until combined.
    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
    Let cake cool before adding glaze.
    Whisk together powdered sugar and buttermilk until smooth. Drizzle on cooled cake.
    Adapted from Martha Stewart
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