Cream Cheese Pound Cake

"Rich, buttery pound cake. A family favorite. Easy to make and great frosted too."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 50mins
Ingredients:
6
Yields:
1 10
Serves:
12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Beat butter and cream cheese for about two minutes.
  • Gradually add sugar beating another five minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time.
  • Beat just until yellow disappears.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Gradually add flour, mixing on LOW speed until blended.
  • Grease and flour a 10" tube pan.
  • Bake at 325F for 90 minutes or until center comes out clean.
  • Let cool 10 minutes and then turn from pan.

Questions & Replies

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  1. JoAnn S.
    plain or self rising flour?
     
  2. bill mayes
    Can I sub Crisco (app 1/2 cup) for the same amount of butter? I only have 2 1/2 cups butter and I need 3. This is for the pound cake.
     
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Reviews

  1. Myra Adams
    This is without a doubt the best poundcake I have ever tasted. I made it and took it to work and everyone fell in love with it.
     
  2. Cayenne Forever
    I made this cake into a wedding cake. Since then, it has been requested at every special occasion of everyone attending. They seem to have n idea it's just pound cake. So, while this cake certainly does not need any frosting or frills, adding a delicious cream cheese frosting, or draping it with layers or ganache, or filling it with fresh or preserved fruit, and decorating it beautifully, simply, and gracefully can make it truly something spectacular.
     
  3. BrendaGNGa
    INCREDIBLE! I totally screwed up and still received rave reviews at the pot luck lunch I carried it to. I just got a new stove and somehow managed to turn it off when setting the timer so it sat there for 45 minutes just warming up. I restarted the oven with the cake in there and it cooked up beautifully. I just knew I was going to have to throw it away!
     
  4. tiffaniwinfield
    Wonderful cake this is my second time making it! And this time for Passover since it is leaven free!!! But has full taste and softness..its my favorite "go to" pound cake recipe!
     
  5. Mrs. Flick
    This simply a GREAT Pound Cake! Wonderful flavor and texture...thanks for sharing!
     
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Tweaks

  1. Carol G.
    I used 1 tsp each of almond, lemon and vanilla. Yummy, flavorful and moist!
     

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Hi. My name is Ann. I live in a little town in South Jersey. I live in our home with my dear husband,Dave, our oldest daughter Susann and her two boys, Joseph and Zachary. Also our oldest son, David(Jr), and his two daughters, Jamie and Kayla on the weekends.And our youngest son, Seth is living here with us also, with his three dear cats. Our daughter,Allison and her husband,Brandon are living in their own house. All totalled we have five cats and two dogs right now. LOL I love to feed my family. When the kids were young, I would always feed their friends before and after school or dinner if they wanted. I love to make people smile , making foods they enjoy. Most of my recipes are handed down from Grandmothers, Mothers, friends. I treasure these recipes made by those I love.
 
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