To make an easy homemade butter pound cake, combine 1/2 pound of butter with 1/2 cup of shortening, 3 cups of sugar, 5 eggs, 3 cups of flour and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 cup of milk and 1 te... More » Food Cooking Desserts

A good recipe for making butter pound cake from scratch is available on the Fine Cooking website, requiring butter, cake flour, granulated sugar, eggs and milk. Another good recipe is buttery pound cake that uses sour cr... More » Food Cooking Desserts

An easy recipe for pound cake requires mixing butter, flour, sugar and eggs until smooth, adding a touch of salt and then blending in a favorite flavoring, such as almond or vanilla extract. Variations on this recipe inc... More » Food Cooking

Mix 2 cups each of flour and sugar, 3/4 cup of cocoa, 2 teaspoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon each of baking powder and baking soda, 1 teaspoon each of salt and vanilla, 2 beaten eggs and 1 cup each of boiling water, vege... More »

To make one of the best soft oatmeal cookies, combine 1 cup of butter with 1 cup of white sugar, 1 cup of brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla and 2 cups of flour, as well as 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1 teaspoon o... More » Food Cooking Desserts

Wilton's buttercream icing recipe calls for 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening, 1/2 cup of softened butter or margarine, 1 teaspoon of clear vanilla extract, 4 cups of sifted confectioner's sugar and 2 tablespoons of mil... More » Food Cooking Desserts

One recipe combines 1/2 cup of butter, 1 pound of sweet rice flour, 2 1/2 cups of sugar, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 3 cups of milk, 5 eggs, 1 teaspoon of vanilla and 1 cup of coconut flakes in a pan. Bake the mixture f... More » Food Cooking Bread