Craftsy Cakes

Pound cake is a classic dessert that has stood the test of time, bringing joy to countless gatherings and sweetening moments for centuries. Known for its simplicity and delightful taste, this cake is a versatile treat suitable for birthdays, family get-togethers, or a delightful after-dinner dessert. The name “pound cake” stems from its traditional recipe, which typically calls for a pound each of flour, sugar, eggs, and butter. However, modern variations have emerged, adding a touch of flair with ingredients like vanilla extract, baking powder, and milk or sour cream. Whether baked in a loaf or Bundt pan, this cake boasts a rich and buttery flavor that pairs perfectly with fresh fruit, dollops of whipped cream, or a steaming cup of coffee.


Pound Cake

Rich and dense texture that is slightly crumbly. It has a buttery flavor that is not too sweet with a hint of vanilla.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Dessert


  • 200 g unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 250 g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk at room temperature
  • 120 g yogurt at room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 180 g all-purpose flour


  • Grease a 9x5-inch metal loaf pan with butter, and preheat the oven to 170°C
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter, sugar, baking powder, and salt on medium-high speed until pale and very fluffy, around 4 - 5 minutes.
  • Beat in the eggs and yolk. The batter should look very fluffy and creamy.
  • Pour in the yogurt and vanilla until totally smooth.
  • Add the flour and mix until just incorporated.
  • Pour the cake batter into the pan and use a spatula to smooth the surface.
  • Bake for 50 - 60 minutes approximately until golden.
  • Cool the cake completely, then run a spatula or knife around the sides to loosen. turn the cake into your hand, then place on serving plate and enjoy!



  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 3 to 4 days.
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