Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

A picture of Vanilla Bean Pound CakeOur scrumptious Vanilla Bean Pound Cake features a delectable golden crust and a moist, tender center that will make it your new go-to dessert.

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake
Makes 1 (9X5-inch) loaf
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Sweetened whipped cream
  • Fresh berries
  1. Preheat oven to 300°. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray with flour.
  2. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat at medium speed with a mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. In a small bowl, sift together flour and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Scrape seeds from vanilla beans into batter; add vanilla extract, and beat to combine. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour.
  4. Cover loosely with aluminum foil, and bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 5 to 10 minutes more. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove to wire rack, and let cool completely. Serve with whipped cream and fresh berries.

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