Golden Pound Cake

Golden Pound Cake from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 60 min
  • Ready Time: 180 min
  • Yield: 12 servings


  • Pillsbury™ Baking Spray with Flour
  • 1 1/4 cups Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 1/4 sticks Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups Pillsbury™ Softasilk® Enriched & Bleached Cake Flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Powdered sugar

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 325ºF. Coat a 10-inch tube pan with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  • BEAT shortening and sugar with electric mixer in large bowl until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • COMBINE cake flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Add alternately with milk, vanilla and lemon extract to shortening mixture. Beat until smooth. Turn batter into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in centered comes out clean. Cool 1 hour; remove cake from pan and cool completely on rack. To serve, sprinkle cake with powdered sugar.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of cake), Calories 450 (Calories from Fat 200), Total Fat 23g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 90mg, Sodium 180mg, Total Carbohydrate 56g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 36g), Protein 6g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.