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One pound each of flour, butter, eggs and sugar is the original Pound Cake recipe. Fortunately, modern recipes provide more modern measurements. Flavored or plain, topped with fruit or ice cream, enjoy your loaf or Bundt pound cake dusted with powdered sugar, lightly glazed or with frosting.

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Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (29 Votes)
Toasted Pound Cake with Strawberries & Chocolate Cream 1 Picture
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Servings 6
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 30

  • 1 cup cold heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 quart strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 6 slices pound cake

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Dense and delicious coconut pound cake with a sweet butter rum glaze drizzled on top

  • CAKE:
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup spiced rum
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons spiced rum
4.3/5 (25 Votes)

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I made this Glazed Lemon Pound Cake for my family and they loved it! It's sweet, dense and perfectly lemony

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, grated
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 6 eggs, large
  • 1 cup greek yogurt, full-fat, plain
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
4.5/5 (22 Votes)

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This Cream Cheese & Wild Blueberry Pound Cake has a perfectly moist texture and flavor

  • 6 3/4 ounce (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose unbleached flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, slightly soft (70°F)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated
  • 1 cup wild blueberries
4.3/5 (35 Votes)

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You only need one bowl to make this simple but delicious Blueberry-Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake

  • 3/4 cup 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3 large 3 large eggs, room temperature*
  • 3/4 cup 3/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons lemon juice plus 1 teaspoon, divided
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, packed
4.8/5 (8 Votes)

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Lemon lovers rejoice! This double lemon dessert will definitely be a crowd pleaser at your next party or get togeth...

  • POUND CAKE:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
4.6/5 (96 Votes)

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This easy Cranberry Orange Cream Cheese Pound Cake is amazing! Deliciously combines the sweetness of oranges and th...

  • GLAZE:
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • Zest 2 oranges
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (use bread flour or Better for Bread flour if at high altitude)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • Zest 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice, freshly squeezed
4.5/5 (62 Votes)

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This recipe includes two frosting options, peanut butter or chocolate and peanut butter

  • PEANUT BUTTER FROSTING:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, creamy or crunchy
  • 5 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour, all purpose
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup milk, whole or low fat
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter, creamy
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Milk (amount varies based on consistency desired)
4.5/5 (46 Votes)

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Old-Fashioned Butter Cake is moist and rich treat that you can eat at any occasion or any time of the day

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • sifted powdered sugar to garnish
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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Moist and delicious, this tropical pound cake has a luscious lime glaze

  • GLAZE:
  • 1 3/4 cups 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks 2 sticks (8-ounce) butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup 1 cup sugar
  • 5 large 5 large eggs at room temperature
  • lime zest 1 tablespoon
  • 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 1/4 sugar
4.7/5 (25 Votes)

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You are going to love this homemade strawberry pound cake recipe

  • STRAWBERRY POUND CAKE:
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups white sugar, divided
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • STRAWBERRY GLAZE:
  • 1 cup white sugar, divided
  • 1 cup strawberries, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon strawberry extract
4.5/5 (37 Votes)

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This blueberry pound cake is excellent all by itself, but would be great with a little added lemon zest or a couple...

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup milk
4.5/5 (30 Votes)

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The perfect summer time cake, this dessert isn't too heavy and is great for a breezy evening on your front porch

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Zest of 2 lemons ( about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.3/5 (46 Votes)

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Quick and easy to make, but oh so delicious, this pound cake recipe uses egg nog as an ingredient to give it the fl...

  • 1 box pound cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups dairy eggnog (do not use canned)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4.5/5 (34 Votes)

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Delicious! Kick your usual pound cake up a notch with pecans and brown sugar baked in and topped with caramel ice c...

  • 4 sticks butter, at room temperature
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 4 cups flour, cake or all-purpose
  • 8 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons vanilla flavoring
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 jar of caramel ice cream topping
4.2/5 (58 Votes)

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