Buttermilk Pound Cake with Custard Sauce Recipe

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Buttermilk Pound Cake with Custard Sauce
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  • 1 1/3 cups butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • buttermilk custard sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Beat butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
  2. Add flour to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch (12-cup) tube pan.
  3. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 5 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour). Serve with Buttermilk Custard Sauce as desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 5213.74 Kcal (21829 kJ)
Calories from fat 2537.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 281.97g 434%
Cholesterol 1778.58mg 593%
Sodium 601.71mg 25%
Potassium 1065.3mg 23%
Total Carbs 594.67g 198%
Sugars 300.67g 1203%
Dietary Fiber 11.25g 45%
Protein 83.19g 166%
Vitamin A 3mg 101%
Iron 9.8mg 54%
Calcium 441mg 44%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 371.45 Kcal (1555 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.09g 434%
Cholesterol 126.71mg 593%
Sodium 42.87mg 25%
Potassium 75.9mg 23%
Total Carbs 42.37g 198%
Sugars 21.42g 1203%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 45%
Protein 5.93g 166%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 101%
Iron 0.7mg 54%
Calcium 31.4mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 127
  • 144

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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