Simple Pound Cake Recipes

I am looking for simple but good pound cakes. There are some that can be made with mixes. If you have any great simple ones, could you please share with me?

Deebee from Sicklerville, NJ

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March 13, 20080 found this helpful

WHIPPING CREAM POUND CAKE

2 1/2 cups sugar

6 Tbsp. cornstarch

1 cup butter, soft

2 5/8 cups flour

7 eggs

1 cup heavy whipping cream*

2 Tbsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour a fluted tube pan (12 cup).

Cream together the sugar and butter until light. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one.

In a separate bowl, mix together flour and cornstarch. Add half of the flour mixture into the sugar mixture and blend.

Beat in 1/2 cup whipping cream, and then the remainder of the flour mixture. Finish by beating in

1/2 cup more of whipping cream and vanilla.

Pour into prepared pan and bake for about 60-75 minutes or until tested done. Cool on rack for

10 minutes before turning it out onto a serving plate.

*Optional: Substitute with 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream and 1/3 cup vanilla flavored liquid dairy coffee creamer.

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March 14, 20080 found this helpful

For a mix I find Dromedary Pound Cake Mix the very best!

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March 14, 20080 found this helpful

GERMAN CHOCOLATE POUND CAKE (Icing In The Cake)

1 (18.25oz) German Chocolate Cake Mix

1 (15oz) can Coconut-Pecan Frosting

4 eggs

1/2 cup oil

1 cup water

Preheat oven to 350º Grease and flour 12 cup tube pan or Bundt pan. Mix all ingredients (including the icing), in mixer at medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan and bake 55-60 minutes. Remove from oven to wire rack and allow cooling for 10 minutes. Invert onto serving plate and dust with powdered sugar.

Note: This makes a large cake, be sure to use the large 12 cup pan.

Comments: This is really moist and delicious, Everyone loves this cake!

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March 14, 20080 found this helpful

NO FAIL POUND CAKE (from cake mix)

1/2 cup butter

2/3 cup water

1 cup white sugar

8 oz. sour cream

3 eggs

1 pkg yellow cake mix

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp lemon extract

Preheat oven to 350º. Grease & flour 10 bundt pan. In large bowl, cream butter & sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla & lemon. Beat in water & sour cream. Beat in cake mix & flour. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 60-80 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Let cook in pan for 10 minutes; turn onto wire rack and cool completely.

Can be made using chocolate cake mix, omitting lemon.

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March 16, 20080 found this helpful

Hi Deebee, the most simple of all pound cakes recipes was given to our group by Jeff Smith who was at the time a TV personality and had his own cooking show.

It's a Colonial Pound Cake and was made by the early

settlers because of its simplicity and fewest ingredients.

It's one of our family favorites too, and when we want

a nice simple plain cake, this works perfectly.

Colonial Pound Cake

Ingredients:

2 sticks butter (do not substitute with margarine)

1 1/3 cups granulated sugar

1/4 tsp Mace

5 large whole eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar...add eggs one at the time and beat

until well combined and the batter is nice and fluffy. Mix flour and mace and add gradually to butter mixture...mixing well. Pour batter into a greased and lightly floured loaf pan.

(standard size) Bake for about 1 1/4 hours or until cake tests done. Ovens vary so keep a close watch and do not over bake.

Cool in pan for 8-10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack

and allow to cool completely. Dust top with confectioner's

sugar if desired.

This is the cake that we often use instead of biscuits when

serving Strawberry Shortcake. Enjoy. Julia in Orlando, FL

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March 17, 20080 found this helpful

I like the following recipe. It's simple to make and tastes delicious. It so happens I prepared this cake yesterday for company.

LEMON SUPREME POUND CAKE

1 package Duncan Hines Lemon Supreme Cake Mix

1 package lemon instant pudding mix (4 serving size)

1/2 cup vegetable Oil

1 cup water

4 eggs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend all ingredients in a large bowl; beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Bake in a greased and floured tube pan, 10 inch or fluted at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes, until center springs back when touched lightly. Cool right side up in pan for about 25 minutes, then invert onto serving plate.

Glaze: Blend 1 cup confectioners sugar with either 2 tablespoons milk or 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Drizzle over cake.

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March 18, 20080 found this helpful

I don't have a recipe but a tip. After each egg you add to the batter, if you mix for a full minute, the result will be even better. I forgot why this is necessary for a truly great pound cake, but I know it works!

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