Indulge your taste buds with 55 pound cake recipes. From classic vanilla to decadent chocolate, these easy pound cake recipes will have you drooling for more. 

Indulge your taste buds with 55 pound cake recipes. From classic vanilla to decadent chocolate, these easy pound cake recipes will have you drooling for more. Recipes include the best recipes for classic pound cake, chocolate, 7-Up, fruits, small loaf and more. #dessertsonadime #poundcakerecipes #recipesforpoundcake
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Prepare to savor the moist, buttery goodness that will leave you begging for seconds. Let’s bake up some sweet memories with these pound cake recipes that are easy.

Whether you use vanilla extract, almond extract or other flavorings, there are so many delicious possibilities. If you have a stand mixer, it helps to prepare these recipes effortlessly.

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Can you freeze Pound Cake

Yes pound cake freezes great! See Can You Freeze Pound Cake for more tips.

Best Pound Cake Recipes

1. Peach Cobbler Pound Cake

This Peach Cobbler Pound Cake is baked to perfection, boasting layers of juicy peaches and a delightful glaze with minimum prep time.

Peach Cobbler Pound Cake
Peach Cobbler Pound Cake is a soft and decadent cake that is baked to perfection. Layered with peaches and a beautiful glaze, this pound cake is easy to make.
Peach Cobbler Pound Cake

2. Lemon Pound Cake

Savor the refreshing tang of this Lemon Pound Cake recipe.

Lemon Pound Cake
Easy lemon pound cake recipe is a delicious blend of lemon flavor topped with lemon glaze. Learn how to make this homemade treat for a tasty dessert.
Lemon Pound Cake

3. Red Velvet Pound Cake

Experience the irresistible allure of this Red Velvet Pound Cake recipe, brimming with rich chocolate flavor and cream cheese glaze.

Red Velvet Pound Cake
Red Velvet Pound Cake Recipe is packed with chocolate flavor and the best cream cheese glaze. Each bite is light and fluffy.
Red Velvet Pound Cake

4. Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Be amazed by this Cream Cheese Pound Cake recipe, requiring just 8 simple ingredients.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake
You might be surprised that this Cream Cheese pound cake recipe only calls for 8 ingredients. It's so easy to make and turns out wonderful. The cream cheese makes it rich and delicious.
Cream Cheese Pound Cake

5. Classic Pound Cake

Discover the timeless delight of this traditional Pound Cake recipe that is light and fluffy.

Classic Pound Cake
This Classic Pound Cake Recipe is easy to make with simple ingredients. We love that this cake is soft, spongy, and dense and pairs perfectly with fresh berries.
Classic Pound Cake

6. California Lemon Pound Cake

This timeless treat takes on a refreshing twist that you can also make using a loaf pan or bundt pan.

California Lemon Pound Cake
The citrusy infusion of lemon juice delivers a bright and refreshing acidic note, while the zest imparts a fragrant and zesty perfume, elevating the cake to extraordinary heights.
California Lemon Pound Cake

7. Key Lime Pound Cake

Bursting with flavor, this simple Key Lime Pound Cake is a breeze to make in less than 30 minutes.

Key Lime Pound Cake
This cake only takes a few minutes to make and is to-die-for delicious. Butter, shortening, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, milk, vanilla, and key limes. Top the cake with a quick key lime glaze. 
Key Lime Pound Cake

8. Copycat Sara Lee Pound Cake

Moist, buttery, with a delightful hint of lemon, this heavenly Copycat Sara Lee Pound Cake will simply melt in your mouth. During the baking time, you can cut up fresh berries for topping.

Copycat Sara Lee Pound Cake
The perfect sweet treat, Copycat Sara Lee Pound Cake Recipe is moist, buttery, has a hint of lemon, and melts in your mouth. This recipe makes one loaf.
Copycat Sara Lee Pound Cake

9. Chocolate Pound Cake

With a velvety, slightly dense texture and a burst of pure butter flavor, this Chocolate Pound Cake is a true delight.

Chocolate Pound Cake
This rich Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe is a chocolate lover's dream come true with a slightly dense classic velvety pound cake texture and pure butter flavor.
Chocolate Pound Cake

10. Cranberry Almond Pound Cake

Delight in the irresistible combination of cranberries and almond flavor with this moist Cranberry Almond Pound Cake. Make sure to cool completely before storing.

Cranberry Almond Pound Cake
A beautifully moist Cranberry Almond Pound Cake that is bursting with delicious cranberries and almond flavor throughout. Easy to make and a total crowd-pleaser recipe!
Cranberry Almond Pound Cake

11. Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

With the addition of sour cream, this Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake boasts a dense crumb.

Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake
This sweet, moist, and very lemony pound cake has sour cream for a perfect dense crumb, lemon zest and juice for that bright lemon flavor we all love, and a wonderful golden-brown top.
Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

12. Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Let the abundance of caramel flavor leave your taste buds craving more.

Brown Sugar Pound Cake
A very moist delicious bundt cake filled with toffee bits, brown sugar, and pecans, with tons of caramel flavor.
Brown Sugar Pound Cake

13. Banana Pound Cake

This delightful Banana Pound Cake is ready to impress in under an hour.

Banana Pound Cake
It’s perfectly moist, rich, and buttery, and ready in under an hour. Yum!
Banana Pound Cake

14. Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

This Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake is the perfect addition to any brunch or enjoyed any time of the day.

Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake
Loaded with blueberries and bright flavor, this lemon blueberry pound cake makes a wonderful brunch (or anytime) cake.
Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

15. Citrus Pound Cake

This Citrus Pound Cake recipe delivers a delightful blend of citrus flavors, creating a moist and delectable treat.

Citrus Pound Cake
This Citrus Pound Cake recipe delivers a delightful blend of citrus flavors, creating a moist and delectable treat that will leave your taste buds craving more.
Citrus Pound Cake

16. Citrus Sour Cream Pound Cake

Indulge in this zesty delight and savor each moist and flavorful slice.

Citrus Sour Cream Pound Cake
This sour cream pound cake recipe gets even better with citrus zest and a lemon glaze poured over it.
Citrus Sour Cream Pound Cake

17. Citrus Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This magnificent loaf boasts three layers of citrusy goodness.

Citrus Cream Cheese Pound Cake
With a double citrus cake, a lemon juice soak, and last but not least, an orange juice glaze, this recipe is the perfect blend of sweet and tart flavors that will have you coming right back for another slice!
Citrus Cream Cheese Pound Cake

18. 7UP Pound Cake

Transport yourself to the nostalgic flavors of the South with this old-fashioned 7UP Pound Cake recipe.

7UP Pound Cake
The smooth, buttery pound cake is made from scratch with just a hint of lemon. Enjoy the glazed cake on its own, or pair it with fresh fruit and a dollop of whipped cream!
7UP Pound Cake

19. Buttermilk Pound Cake

This Buttermilk Pound Cake recipe yields a moist, tender, and light cake.

Buttermilk Pound Cake
This recipe for Buttermilk Pound Cake creates a moist, tender, light (but still dense) cake that's filled with amazing flavor.
Buttermilk Pound Cake

20. Lemon Pound Cake Muffins

Bursting with tangy lemon flavor, these Lemon Pound Cake Muffins offer a moist and satisfying texture.

Lemon Pound Cake Muffins
The muffin itself isn’t overly sweet and has the perfect amount of tangy lemon flavor. They are dense, moist, and melt-in-your-mouth good. The lemon glaze makes the muffin, in my opinion.
Lemon Pound Cake Muffins

21. Peppermint Cream Pound Cake

This easy Peppermint Cream Pound Cake recipe combines the rich flavor of pound cake with a refreshing hint of peppermint.

Peppermint Cream Pound Cake
This easy Peppermint Cream Pound Cake recipe combines the rich and buttery goodness of pound cake with a refreshing hint of peppermint.
Peppermint Cream Pound Cake

22. Vanilla Peppermint Pound Cake

This Vanilla Peppermint Pound Cake is sure to satisfy your cravings. It is easy to combine the batter in bowls making sure to scrape the sides of the bowl before pouring into the pan.

Vanilla Peppermint Pound Cake
Festive holiday bundt pound cake studded with crushed peppermint and dusted with confectioner's sugar.
Vanilla Peppermint Pound Cake

23. Red Velvet Peppermint Pound Cake

This Red Velvet Peppermint Pound Cake recipe combines the rich, velvety goodness of red velvet with a festive peppermint twist. The calories and carbohydrates don’t count at Christmas!

Red Velvet Peppermint Pound Cake
Cut into this red velvet pound cake to reveal a sweet peppermint cream cheese filling.
Red Velvet Peppermint Pound Cake

24. Southern Butter Pound Cake

Indulge in the richness of this classic Southern Butter Pound Cake recipe sure to be a hit.

Southern Butter Pound Cake
To bump up that buttery flavor and create a delicate crumb, I’m using butter-flavored shortening. If you can’t get your hands on buttered-flavored shortening, then regular shortening with a bit of butter flavoring will work just fine!
Southern Butter Pound Cake

25. Sour Cream Pound Cake

This is a rich, moist, and buttery creation made from simple pantry ingredients. The cake flour results in a wonderful cake and don’t forget to use room temperature eggs.

Sour Cream Pound Cake
A rich, moist, buttery, and delicious Sour Cream Pound Cake made with basic pantry ingredients.
Sour Cream Pound Cake

26. Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake

Topped with a luscious chocolate ganache, this Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake offers an irresistible combination of flavors.

Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake
This Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake is so delicious and full of rich chocolate flavor. It is super soft and moist and topped with a luscious chocolate ganache.
Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake

27. Brown Sugar Sour Cream Pound Cake

Elevate the indulgence by serving this Brown Sugar Sour Cream Pound Cake alongside a scoop of ice cream. Don’t forget to grease and flour the pan.

Brown Sugar Sour Cream Pound Cake
Tender, just sweet enough, and with a bit of tang, this cake is perfect with fresh berries. Or ice cream. Or both!
Brown Sugar Sour Cream Pound Cake

28. German Butter Pound Cake

This moist and tender German Butter Pound Cake combines the essence of lemon, almond, cardamom, and vanilla.

German Butter Pound Cake
Moist, tender pound cake with the flavors of lemon, almond, cardamom, and vanilla. This German Butter Pound Cake is easy to make.
German Butter Pound Cake

29. Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

This delightfully simple recipe will become a staple in your baking repertoire.

Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake
Infused with fresh lemon zest, lemon juice, and topped with a simple lemon glaze, this Lemon Pound Bundt Cake is full of fresh lemon flavor! Adding whole-fat Greek yogurt lightens the texture and makes it extra moist.
Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake

30. Eggnog Pound Cake

Celebrate the holiday season with this Eggnog Pound Cake.

Eggnog Pound Cake
This soft and moist Eggnog Pound Cake, complete with smooth and creamy eggnog icing, takes your favorite Christmas drink and turns it into a heavenly dessert!
Eggnog Pound Cake

31. Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

Delight in the perfect balance of flavors with this Cranberry Orange Pound Cake.

Cranberry Orange Pound Cake
Cranberry orange pound cake is a moist orange-vanilla pound cake with a tart cranberry filling throughout, topped with an orange glaze.
Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

32. Coconut Lime Pound Cake

Experience the tropical bliss of this Coconut Lime Pound Cake, offering a soft and citrusy delight.

Coconut Lime Pound Cake
Since the cake isn’t overly sweet, a creamy coconut-lime glaze is the perfect finishing touch. Before the glaze sets, sprinkle it all over with shredded coconut for a fun look!
Coconut Lime Pound Cake

33. Lime Matcha Marble Pound Cake

This delight combines the sweet, earthy flavors of matcha with refreshing lime notes.

Lime Matcha Marble Pound Cake
Made entirely dairy-free, it offers a perfect balance between sweet, earthy flavors and refreshing lime notes. You’ll also love its light, airy and moist texture with pretty matcha swirls. The glaze is optional but highly recommended.
Lime Matcha Marble Pound Cake

34. Fudge Marble Pound Cake

Treat yourself to this Fudge Marble Pound Cake, ideal for satisfying your sweet tooth and impressing guests.

Fudge Marble Pound Cake
Treat yourself to this Fudge Marble Pound Cake, ideal for satisfying your sweet tooth and impressing guests with its stunning marbled appearance.
Fudge Marble Pound Cake

35. Apple Cider Pound Cake

This fluffy and moist pound cake is infused with the warm and comforting flavors of apple cider.

Apple Cider Pound Cake
Apple Cider Cake is a fluffy pound cake full of apple cider flavor and dusted with cinnamon sugar.
Apple Cider Pound Cake

36. Apple Cider Donut Pound Cake Loaf

Topped with a luscious caramel drizzle, this Apple Cider Donut Pound Cake Loaf is the ultimate fall dessert.

Apple Cider Donut Pound Cake Loaf
Moist & rich with apple flavor and drizzled with a caramel glaze, this Apple Cider Donut Cake will become your new fall go-to dessert.
Apple Cider Donut Pound Cake Loaf

37. Pear-Crème Fraîche Pound Cake

This pound cake combines the buttery richness of a classic pound cake with the delicate sweetness of fresh Bosc pears.

Pear-Crème Fraîche Pound Cake
This Pear-Crème Fraîche Pound Cake balances the buttery richness of a classic pound cake with the delicately sweet flavors of fresh Bosc pears and the subtle tang of crème fraîche.
Pear-Crème Fraîche Pound Cake

38. Million Dollar Pound Cake

A dense and buttery pound cake with a velvety texture and a hint of vanilla.

Million Dollar Pound Cake
This recipe is made with seven common ingredients that you likely already have in your kitchen, it is a simple recipe to create, and can be served freshly baked or made ahead and stored as a quick dessert option.
Million Dollar Pound Cake

39. Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake

Satisfy your chocolate cravings with this Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake.

Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake
A duo of glazes—one creamy chocolate, the other subtle buttermilk—comes together atop this dreamy confection.
Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake

40. Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake

The creamy texture of the cake is beautifully complemented by the vibrant strawberry swirl.

Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
An incredibly dense and moist cream cheese pound cake with a strawberry swirl running through the middle.
Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake

41. Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake

This easy recipe infuses traditional Mexican chocolate with a moist and decadent pound cake.

Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake
This easy recipe infuses traditional Mexican chocolate with a moist and decadent pound cake, creating a delightful fusion of cocoa, cinnamon, and a hint of spice.
Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake

42. Caramel Brown Sugar Pound Cake

With its quick and easy preparation, this Caramel Brown Sugar Pound Cake is a stress-free treat. The total time is minimum and you can enjoy this cake.

Caramel Brown Sugar Pound Cake
The brown sugar cake itself is rich, moist, and decadent and the homemade caramel sauce is out of this world delicious – seriously the best you will ever make or try.
Caramel Brown Sugar Pound Cake

43. Apple Butter Pound Cake With Caramel Frosting

This Apple Butter Pound Cake is a scrumptious treat that will leave you wanting more. Cool on a wire rack once the tube pan is out of the oven.

Apple Butter Pound Cake with Caramel Frosting
Whether you're serving it as a dessert or enjoying it with a cup of coffee, this Apple Butter Pound Cake is a scrumptious treat that will leave you wanting more.
Apple Butter Pound Cake with Caramel Frosting

44. Chocolate Chip Pistachio Pound Cake

Indulge in the delightful flavor combination of Chocolate Chip Pistachio Pound Cake.

Chocolate Chip Pistachio Pound Cake
This cake is packed with lots and lots of chocolate and pistachios. I roughly chopped both so that there are tiny pieces of each along with larger pieces all through the cake. That means plenty of amazing flavor in every bite.
Chocolate Chip Pistachio Pound Cake

45. Coconut Pound Cake

Taste the tropical flavors of this Coconut Pound Cake.

Coconut Pound Cake
The crumb is spectacular, the crust has the perfect crunch, and this beauty of a cake is drizzled with sweet coconut icing, and topped with an extra sprinkling of coconut.
Coconut Pound Cake

46. Sweet Potato Pound Cake

This Sweet Potato Pound Cake features a tender, spiced crumb, and a heavenly brown butter glaze.

Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Every single bite is beaming with buttery richness + sweet potato taste. Topped with an insane brown butter glaze!
Sweet Potato Pound Cake

47. Sweet Potato Pineapple Pound Cake

Experience the perfect blend of sweet and tropical flavors in this Sweet Potato Pineapple Pound Cake.

Sweet Potato Pineapple Pound Cake
This cake uses crushed pineapple and sweet potato puree. The two together create an unbelievable texture for this particular cake, one that is dense and moist and…utterly perfect.
Sweet Potato Pineapple Pound Cake

48. Marble Pound Cake

Savor the combination of chocolate and vanilla with this Marble Pound Cake.

Marble Pound Cake
This marble pound cake is made up of two separate batters: a chocolate cake batter and a vanilla cake batter. Mixing the two batters creates a marble cake that has an effect that looks similar to marble!
Marble Pound Cake

49. Marbled Sour Cream Pound Cake

Indulge in the striking beauty of this Marbled Sour Cream Pound Cake, featuring layers of chocolate and vanilla batter.

Marbled Sour Cream Pound Cake
This striking marble sour cream pound cake bundt has both chocolate and vanilla pound cake batter layered together to make a two-toned, perfectly moist, and old-fashioned pound cake.
Marbled Sour Cream Pound Cake

50. Strawberry Swirl Pound Cake

Enjoy the delightful taste of summer with this Strawberry Swirl Pound Cake.

Strawberry Swirl Pound Cake
Sweet strawberry jam and frozen strawberries pack a fruity punch!
Strawberry Swirl Pound Cake

51. Strawberry Pound Cake with Ganache

Try this Strawberry Pound Cake With Chocolate Ganache, combining the luscious flavors of strawberries and chocolate for an irresistible dessert.

Strawberry Pound Cake with Chocolate Ganache
It boasts the fresh, tangy sweetness of strawberries complimented by the rich, decadence of chocolate.
Strawberry Pound Cake with Chocolate Ganache

52. Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Indulge in the ultimate treat with this Chocolate Chip Pound Cake featuring a buttery, rich, and soft texture.

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake
Chocolate Chip Pound Cake is the PERFECT combo of buttery, rich, and soft pound cake with sweet chocolate chips baked in just 60 minutes!
Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

53. Cherry Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Moist, decadent, and visually stunning when sliced, it’s a true showstopper for any occasion.

Cherry Chocolate Chip Pound Cake
This cherry pound cake recipe contains sour cream that not only adds richness of flavor but also thickens the batter, making it perfect for keeping our mini chocolate chips and sliced maraschino cherries suspended!
Cherry Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

54. Gingerbread Pound Cake

Savor the warmth and spice of this delightful Gingerbread Pound Cake crowned with a luscious cream cheese frosting.

Gingerbread Pound Cake
This Gingerbread Pound Cake topped with cream cheese frosting is made with a mixture of spices and molasses.
Gingerbread Pound Cake

55. Whipping Cream Pound Cake

This Whipping Cream Pound Cake is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Whipping Cream Pound Cake
Whether enjoyed as a dessert or a decadent breakfast treat, this Whipping Cream Pound Cake is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Whipping Cream Pound Cake

56. Orange Pound Cake

Orange Pound Cake
This Orange Pound Cake is light, refreshing and full of orange flavor. It is made with simple ingredients and topped with a orange flavor glaze.
Orange Pound Cake

In the delightful world of pound cake recipes, there’s a cake for every craving and occasion.

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