Two-Step Pound Cake

Elevate your dessert game with our delicious Two-Step Pound Cake. A slice of homemade heaven!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Two-Step Pound Cake is a classic dessert that’s easy to make and delivers a rich, buttery flavor with a tender crumb. It’s perfect for any occasion, from casual gatherings to special celebrations. The simplicity of the recipe makes it a go-to dessert that’s sure to impress.


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C) and grease a bundt cake pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the sour cream. Begin and end with the dry ingredients.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared bundt cake pan.
  7. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 60-70 minutes | Total Time: 75-85 minutes
Kcal: 310 kcal | Servings: 12 servings


Once cooled, store the Two-Step Pound Cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage, it can be refrigerated for up to a week. You can also freeze the cake for up to 3 months. Be sure to wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and then place it in a freezer-safe container.

Recipe Tips:

  • For added flavor, you can sprinkle the top of the cake with a dusting of powdered sugar or a simple glaze.
  • Make sure all your ingredients are at room temperature for the best results.
  • When measuring the flour, spoon it into the measuring cup and level it off with a straight edge for accuracy.

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