James Beard’s Light & Airy Poundcake

On our last full day on the Cape I decided to bake a pound cake to use up the remaining butter and eggs from the fridge. I could’ve packed them up to bring home but the kitchen was incredibly well-stocked and since it was also a Friday, the pound cake could serve as dessert for our Shabbat dinner.

I have recipes for buttermilk pound cake, triple layer pound cake and gingerbread pound cake on the site but none for a straight-up butter, flour, eggs and sugar pound cake. I landed on a James Beard recipe for pound cake. Continue reading…