Stuck at home due to Coronavirus? Bake a Cake with your kids to pass the time

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Are you staying at home because of the Coronavirus pandemic?

Well, one easy thing you can do at home with your kids to pass the time is to bake a cake, and odds are you probably have everything needed right in your kitchen.

For this simple Pound Cake, all you need is:

  • 1 Cream Cheese
  • 3 sticks of butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups of cake flour
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • A splash of vanilla

First up, make sure that before you get started you wash your hands.


  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Sift the cake flour, and set it aside
  • In a different bowl, add the cream cheese and butter together then combine it
  • Add the eggs two at a time until all six are in the batter
  • Add in the sugar.
  • Turn the mixer to low and add in the flour slowly until combined.
  • Scrape the sides to ensure everything is combined evenly.
  • Add your splash of vanilla
  • Spread the batter into the pan
  • Bake for an hour and 35 minutes

Once the cake is done allow a few minutes for it to cool down, and then dig in!

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