Two online sources that have old-fashioned pound cake recipes are Southern Living and Food Network. The Southern Living site has 14 different pound cake recipes, including buttermilk pound cake with custard sauce, key lime pound cake and a basic traditional two-step pound cake. Recipe instructions for all 14 cakes are provided by this site.
The Food Network site has an old-fashioned pound cake recipe from Paula Deen. The recipe is a simple pound cake that contains butter, vegetable shortening, sugar, eggs, flour, vanilla and salt. All the ingredients are mixed in a bowl. The total preparation and cooking time is about 1 hour and 45 minutes. The cake can be garnished with strawberries.