Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 354.88 ml butter , softened (no substitutions)

  2. 226.79 package g cream cheese , softened

  3. 709.77 ml sugar

  4. 6 large eggs , room temp

  5. 7 1/39 ml vanilla (or use almond extract)

  6. 709.77 ml all-purpose flour

  7. 9.85 ml salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Generously grease two 8 x 4-inch loaf pans or a 4-quart tube pan.

  3. In a bowl cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.

  4. Add sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 5-7 minutes (you MUST beat for at least 5 minutes this is an important step!).

  5. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each addition.

  6. Mix in vanilla.

  7. With mixer on low add the flour and salt in two additions.

  8. Immediately pour in batter into prepared pan.

  9. Tap pans to eliminate any large air bubbles in the batter.

  10. Bake 60-75 minutes, or until cakes tests done.

  11. Note: if the tops begin to brown too quickly tent loosely with foil.

  12. Cool in pans for 10 minutes.

  13. Turn out the cakes then cool completely with the tops up on a wire rack.

  14. Note: if baking in a 4-qt tube pan increase baking time by about 5 minutes.


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