Favorite Pound Cake Recipes
Classic Pound Cake
Pound cake gets its name from a traditional recipe that includes a pound each of flour, butter, eggs, and sugar.
Cinnamon-Toasted Pound Cake
Warm and comforting, this pound cake tastes like home and feels like a hug.
Best Pound Cake
Our best basic pound cake recipe: whether you prefer a light or a slighty more dense crumb, this recipe delivers. Try the variation for a lighter cake made with sour cream if that's your preference.
Glazed Lemon Pound Cake
Refreshing and sweet, this pound cake is perfect for a tea party or luncheon.
Chocolate Pound Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze
This delicious dessert translates the flavors of a a peanut butter cup to pound cake form.
Pistachio Pound Cake with Drippy Icing
The delicate green color of this cake comes from ground pistachios in the batter. It's topped with an easy icing made with confectioner's sugar, heavy cream, and lemon juice -- and more pistachios!
Cream-Cheese Pound Cakes
Make-ahead pound cake: for best results, bake this loaf at least a day before you plan on serving it.
Blackberry-Swirl Pound Cake
A deep jammy swirl of blackberry runs throughout this cake. Be sure to serve slices with a dollop whipped cream.
Brown Sugar-Walnut Pound Cake with Peach-Maple Sauce
The walnuts in this cake caramelize when combined with brown sugar and heat. The result is a delectible nougat flavor to rejoice over.
Double-Chocolate Pound Cake
Double the chocolate means double the deliciousness.
Perfect Pound Cake
Truly this recipe is pretty perfect. In traditional pound cake style, the recipe calls for plenty of whipping of the eggs so they are light, fluffy, and act as a natural leavener instead of using baking powder or soda.
Berry-Cornmeal Pound Cake
The combination of cornmeal and sweet blueberries is fresh and homely.
Orange-Barley Pound Cake
An irresistible twist on pound cake made with orange juice and zest and barley flour which gives this loaf a delicate crumb. And the glaze? It's a simple, delicious mix of confectioner's sugar, orange juice, and orange liqueur.
Chocolate Chip Pound Cake with Chocolate-Coffee Liqueur Sauce
A dense moist cake with chocolate in every bite that's served with a rich sauce made with Kahula.
Blueberry-Sour Cream Pound Cake with Lemon Cream
Sour cream produces an extra tender pound cake. And blueberries make for a wonderfully fruity cake. This recipe makes two loaves, twice the result for the same baking effort.
Lemon Thyme Pound Cake
A light, refreshing, and zesty cake, just the thing for teatime.
Cardamom Pound Cake with Roasted Late-Summer Fruit
Cardamom is an underappreciated spice. Here it shines in a pound cake made with semolina and almond flours.
Vanilla Pound Cake
All it takes is six ingredients to make this elegant loaf cake. Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea or serve with crème fraîche and berries for dessert..
Berry Pound Cake with Whipped Cream
For a truly patriotic and delightful July 4th dessert, serve these vanilla-scented pound cakes with a dramatic piped whipped cream topping and plenty of berries.
Brown-Sugar, Maple, and Pecan Pound Cake
A little maple syrup, along with toasted pecans give this pound cake a nutty almost caramel flavor.
Cinnamon-Raisin Pound Cake with Basic Glaze
The classic fruit-spice combination works wonderfully in pound cake. And that basic glaze? It's just confectioner's sugar and milk but it's just the right touch to finish this loaf cake.
Gluten-Free Pound Cake with Cranberries
Use your favorite gluten-free flour blend for this creation.
Scented Geranium Pound Cake
Scented geranium leaves are carefully placed on the sides of the pan before the cake batter is poured in and baked. The result, a unique loaf cake, and one that tastes as good as it looks.