Decadent Marble Cream Cheese Pound Cake

"Fabulous cream cheese and chocolate swirled pound cake! Dense, rich and flavorful. As a bonus, you can serve this cake with any hot fudge or fruit sauce. Tastes great!"
photo by Super San Mateo Che photo by Super San Mateo Che
photo by Super San Mateo Che
Ready In:
1hr 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 10 inch tube pan and lightly dust with flour.
  • Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler or in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of hot water. Set aside.
  • With an electric mixer, cream the butter, cream cheese and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add sugar beat until light and fluffy, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Add the eggs two at a time.
  • Gradually incorporate the flour mixture on low speed.
  • Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Stir the chocolate into the remaining batter and then pour into the plan.
  • With a metal spatula or knife, swirl the two batters to create a marbled effect.
  • Bake, 60-75 minutes, or until cakes tests done. Cover with foil halfway through the baking.
  • Let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Turn out the cake onto a wire rack to unmold.
  • To serve, sift together grated chocolate and confectioners’ sugar. Dust on top of cake.

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  1. I've baked this cake twice. Both times it came out delicious. The cream cheese adds a great flavor. Pouring the vanilla batter in first and then pouring the chocolate on top makes it nearly impossible to swirl however. I would recommend spooning in alternating dollops of the vanilla and chocolate, then swirling the batters together.


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