Not Just a Pound Cake!

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by MustangMom

Two recipes in one! It’s delicious as a plain pound cake or add the cinnamon pecan mixture and it's a Cinnamon Pecan Swirl Pound Cake! Either way, it gets rave reviews! (Note: I do not use lemon extract with the cinnamon pecan mixture—only vanilla.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and margarine; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Stir in vanilla (and/or lemon extracts).
  5. Pour batter into greased and floured 10” tube pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until cake tests done when toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan 10-15 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.
  9. Pour half of the above pound cake batter into pan.
  10. Sprinkle with pecan mixture and top with remaining batter.
  11. Bake as directed (may take a little bit longer).

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