Using a stand mixer with paddle attachment or hand mixer, beat the butter at medium speed for about a minute to lighten, then add the sugar and salt and cream together at a medium-high speed until the mixture is light in color and the volume has increased.
Mix in the eggs, one at a time, making sure they are fully incorporated after each addition.
Slowly add in the flour and mix at a medium-low speed until just incorporated.
Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for about an hour until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Cool for 15 minutes in the pan, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool cake completely.
Pound Cake can be flavored with liquors, fruit juices and zests, and/or food flavorings like vanilla, almond, or rum...just mix those in before you add in the flour.The finished cake can be glazed or served as is, or you can cut it up into cubes and layer it into your Trifle.
Basic Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
* Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 cal per day diet.
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Basic Pound Cake https://www.scotchandscones.com/pound-cake-trifle/ April 21, 2017