Vanilla Pound Cake

11
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
1 hr 5 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Three words: moist, sweet, delicious. A terrific go-to dessert for any occasion.

Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

egg(s)

2 large

egg white(s)

3 large

vanilla extract

2½ tsp

almond extract

1 tsp

low fat cream cheese

8 oz

regular butter

3½ Tbsp

sugar

1 cup(s)

baking powder

¾ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

all-purpose flour

1¾ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a 9-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, vanilla extract and almond extract; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together cream cheese and butter until blended. Beat in sugar, baking powder and salt until blended. Beat in flour and egg mixture, little by little, beginning and ending with flour.
  4. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake until a wooden toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 55 to 65 minutes.
  5. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack. Cut into 12 slices and serve. Yields 1 slice per serving.

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