Classic Pound Cake
Don't be fooled by its short ingredient list—pound cake is far from simple. More often than not, it bakes up heavy, squat, and dense.
SERVESMakes one 9 by 5-inch loaf
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We retooled the classic pound cake recipe to make it ultraplush every time. Our first big discovery was to start with chilly 60-degree butter, since room-temperature butter became too warm after all the creaming that was needed to combine t...