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Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Brown Sugar Pound CakeImpress your family and friends with this moist, rich-flavored pound cake. Delicious served alone with a dusting of powdered sugar, even better accompanied with lightly sweetened fresh berries or sliced fruit such as peaches or nectarines, topped with whipped cream.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
2 1/2 cups plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour - divided use
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 cups packed dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract*
3 large eggs
1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
Powdered sugar (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 9-inch (10-cup) tube pan and flour with 3 tablespoons flour.
  2. Sift remaining 2 1/2 cups flour, baking powder and salt into medium bowl.
  3. Beat butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add brown sugar gradually and continue beating until light and loose, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Beat in vanilla and eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with 1 cup evaporated milk. Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Invert onto plate.
  8. Dust with powdered sugar prior to serving, if desired. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 12 servings.

*Or during the holidays try using 1 to 2 tablespoons rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract.

Tip: A 10-cup Bundt® pan can also be used. Follow recipe above and bake for 50 to 55 minutes.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.