Recipes and Cooking Milk Chocolate Pound Cake Be the first to rate & review! Upgrade this easy pound cake recipe with a couple handfuls of chopped milk chocolate in the batter and a topping of smooth chocolate ganache. For a triple dose of cocoa, top each slice of chocolate pound cake with a shower of mini chocolate chips. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on February 5, 2018 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 40 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 1 hrs 10 mins Cool Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 16 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup butter 6 eggs 3 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 8 ounce milk chocolate, finely chopped 1 recipe Milk Chocolate Ganache Milk Chocolate Ganache ⅓ cup whipping cream 6 ounce chopped milk chocolate Directions Let butter and eggs stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating on medium speed about 5 minutes or until very light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low to medium speed for 1 minute after each addition and scraping sides of bowl frequently. Gradually add flour mixture, beating on low speed just until combined. Stir in milk chocolate. Spoon batter into the prepared pan, spreading evenly. Bake for 70 to 75 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove cake from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. Spoon Milk Chocolate Ganache over cooled cake. Milk Chocolate Ganache In a medium saucepan bring whipping cream just to boiling over medium-high heat. Remove from heat. Add milk chocolate (do not stir). Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. Let cool for 15 minutes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 462 Calories 23g Fat 58g Carbs 7g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 462 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 122mg 41% Sodium 189mg 8% Total Carbohydrate 58g 21% Total Sugars 38g Protein 7g Calcium 90.9mg 7% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 151mg 3% Folate, total 56.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.