Pound Cake

Simple ingredients make up the loaflike pound cake (originally it called for one pound each of flour, butter, sugar, and eggs; hence, its name). We share the classic recipe, as well as fresh takes that add fruit, spices, chocolate, and more delicious flavors for the pound cake base.

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Cranberry-Buttermilk Pound Cake
Serve this perfectly sweet-tart pound cake at your next holiday gathering with a side of fresh cranberry sauce.
Sweet Potato-Chocolate Pound Cake
Because pound cake batter is so forgiving, Jocelyn says this is a great dessert for a novice baker. With the decadent ganache and flaky salt, no matter who bakes it, it'll look like it came from a pro.
Espresso Chocolate Marble Loaf
This delicious, classic recipe pairs well with a tall glass of milk, hot chocolate, or a cup of coffee.
Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake
Berry and citrus flavors make for a delicious take on a classic pound cake.
The Best Pound Cake Recipes to Cure Any Craving
SO much more than plain white cake—although we have the classic version too, of course!
How to Make Pound Cake
In his American Classics series, cooking guru Scott Peacock offers the inside scoop on making a velvety and deliciously dense perfect pound cake.

More Pound Cake

Gingerbread Mug Cake
Microwaving results in an incredibly moist cake because you are steaming it to bake it through.
Banana-Nut Pound Cake
Rating: Unrated 56
With all the flavors of moist banana bread and the thickness of a pound cake, this hybrid banana-nut cake is the perfect dessert combination! Sprinkle with powdered sugar for a banana nut bundt cake that will steal the dessert show.