Ultimate Vanilla Pound Cake
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 5 large eggs, at room temperature
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- 2 sticks (1/2 lb.) unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 1 ½ cups sugar
Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of a 9-inch loaf pan. Line bottom and long sides of pan with parchment, leaving about an inch of overhang on both sides. Grease and flour paper and pan, tapping out excess. Sift flour and salt together into a small bowl. Set aside. Put butter, vanill...