How to Make Strawberry Pound Cake

Collect fresh strawberries, flour, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla extract, baking powder, salt, and optionally, strawberry extract for enhanced flavor.

Gather Your Ingredients

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Preheat your oven and grease a loaf or bundt pan thoroughly to prevent sticking.

Preheat and Prepare

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Wash, hull, and dice fresh strawberries. Set aside a portion for topping the cake.

Prepare Strawberries

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In a mixing bowl, cream softened butter with sugar until light and fluffy.

Cream Butter and Sugar

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Beat in eggs one at a time, incorporating vanilla extract (and strawberry extract if using) for added flavor.

Add Eggs and Vanilla

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Gradually add dry mixture to the butter mixture, mixing until smooth and well combined.

Blend Mixtures

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Transfer batter into the prepared pan, spreading evenly. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Bake to Perfection

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Allow the cake to cool in the pan for about 15 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

Cool and Serve

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