Cinnamon Swirl Pound Cake: Summer Indulgence

Rich Butter and Sugar

Start with a rich blend of butter and sugar for a moist and sweet pound cake base. Cream them together until light and fluffy.

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Vanilla Extract

Add vanilla extract for a fragrant flavor that complements the cinnamon swirl.

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Eggs, Light and Fluffy

Incorporate eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition, to create a light and fluffy texture.

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All-Purpose Flour

Gradually add all-purpose flour, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix to maintain a tender crumb.

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Cinnamon Sugar Swirl

Create a cinnamon sugar mixture to swirl through the batter layers. This adds a delicious spiced sweetness throughout the cake.

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Layer and Swirl

Layer the cake batter and cinnamon sugar mixture in the baking pan, swirling gently with a knife or skewer for a marbled effect.

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Bake to Golden Perfection

Bake the pound cake in a preheated oven until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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Cool and Glaze (Optional)

Allow the cake to cool completely before glazing with a simple powdered sugar and milk glaze, if desired.

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