Ultimate Vanilla Pound Cake
- 1 ½ cups sugar
- 2 sticks (1/2 lb.) unsalted butter, at room temperature
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- 5 large eggs, at room temperature
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
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...