I was doing a pound cake and instead of gradually adding the sugar to the butter, I mixed both together. I continued with the recipe because I was too afraid of telling my mom. Will my cake come out good? Or it does not affect anything?

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It shouldn't make any difference.

Here are some recipes that don't mention adding the sugar bit by bit:

If you beat the butter and sugar to a fluffy consistency everything should be all right.

(As far as I know) The worst that could happen is that your pound cake will be slightly denser than usual.

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