Christy's Cold Oven Pound Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 45 mins

Christy is a truly wonderful cook, especially talented with dessert. This cake is her specialty, good with fresh whipped cream, fruits or just plain. Don't leave out the mace, it adds a nice flavor. It's called cold oven pound cake because you bake in an oven that has not been preheated.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together sugar and butter; add milk.
  2. Mix eggs in one at a time; add mace and vanilla.
  3. Gradually blend in flour.
  4. Pour into a buttered tube pan.
  5. Place cake in a cold oven.
  6. Turn oven to 325° and bake 1 hour, 45 minutes or until cake tests done.


Most Helpful

So easy to make with such great results! I make a great Lemon/Mace sugar cookie so I added the zest from 2 lemons to this recipe and glazed it with a lemon/sugar glaze. Use a 12 cup Bundt pan as it's quite a bit of batter. Shared this with friends and they asked for the recipe before they were done eating it!

The_Swedish_Chef April 20, 2009

This cake is easy and incredible! Whenever we get together with neighbors they insist I always bring this cake. I add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the recipe. Don't ever leave out the mace!

TwoBoxers March 16, 2005

You're right about the mace, it adds a nice flavor. I liked this because it yields a nice pound cake, but without all the fuss of other pound cake recipes I have tried.

justcallmejulie March 03, 2005

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