Honey Whole Wheat Pound Cake

Sad day. But it’s Leap Day.
Gonna have myself a large slice o’ warm pound cake.

Honey Whole Wheat Pound Cake adapted via JTB

  • 1 1/3 c. whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 c. + 1/4 c. cake flour
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 3/4 t. salt
  • 12 T. unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. honey
  • 2 t. vanilla bean paste
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 c. reduced fat buttermilk

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Measure out all ingredients.
  2. Sift flours, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
  3. Cream together the butter, sugar, and honey. Add the vanilla.
  4. Beat one egg at a time into the batter.
  5. Alternately add dry ingredients and buttermilk three times into the batter.
  6. Pour into buttered & floured loaf pan, and bake for 60 minutes. Allow it to cool in the pan for 20 minutes before removing.

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