Grandmother Burrell's Pound Cake

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her family recipe for a vanilla and cream cheese cake.
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Cook time: 1 hour | Yield: 12 Servings


  • 3 sticks margarine, room temperature
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs, room temperature
  • 3 cups cake flour (sifted 3 times)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Dash of salt


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a Bundt pan with nonstick spray.

Using a kitchen aid with the paddle attachment cream the margarine and cream cheese until well incorporated. Add sugar, and mix well. Add the eggs one at a time. Add the flour one cup at a time. Add vanilla and dash of salt. Give it a last mix with the paddle.

Pour into prepared bundt pan and place in oven and bake for 1 hour. Remove from oven and let cool before unmolding.

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