Pound cake gets its name from a traditional recipe that includes a pound each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs and sugar. The moist and delicious cake is perfect for dessert anytime. Try it toasted for breakfast—yum!
Preheat oven to 350º. Generously grease inside of fluted tube pan and coat with flour.
In medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and beat until well combined. Add flour mixture and beat on low speed for 1 minute, scraping bottom and sides of bowl as needed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling grid 15 minutes. Loosen sides of cake and remove from pan; cool completely on grid.
In small bowl, whisk together confectioners’ sugar and milk. Drizzle over cooled cake. Serve with berries, if desired.