12 Easy Pound Cake Recipes

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com

12 Easy Pound Cake RecipesPound cake is a rich, classic, and elegant dessert that will never go out of style. With this collection of 12 Easy Pound Cake Recipes, you can experiment with different ways of making this classic dessert until you find your favorite. Southern cooks love their desserts. Whether it's Southern caramel cake or classic cobbler, you know it will be absolutely delicious with a special Southern twist.

These pound cake recipes are the best of the best from the Southern kitchens. From tart lemon pound cake to the classic vanilla, there is an easy pound cake recipe for just about every person and every occasion you can imagine. Of course, pound cake wouldn't be complete without a little ice cream on the side, too. Whether you like it fruity and sweet or dark and chocolaty, you'll love all of these delicious pound cake recipes. Enjoy!

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12 Easy Pound Cake Recipes

Grandma's Special Lemon Pound CakeGrandma's Special Lemon Pound Cake - Every bite of Grandma's Special Lemon Pound Cake is buttery and full of good lemon pucker. The pound cake is topped with an amazing sugary glaze that you won't be able to resist licking off your fingers. This rich and lemony pound cake is just begging to be enjoyed with a cup of coffee.

Peachy Lemon Bundt CakePeachy Lemon Bundt Cake - This recipe puts a fuss-free twist on the traditional pound cake recipe. Many shortcuts make this easy pound cake recipe possible, but it is moist and delicious enough that you can pass it off as homemade. The fresh and fruity flavors in this cake are sure to make you smile.

Peach Cobbler Pound CakePeach Cobbler Pound Cake - What could be better than an easy pound cake recipe that combines two desserts into one? You can have the best of both worlds with this recipe that is a cross between your favorite pound cake recipe and a fruity peach cobbler recipe.

Old-Fashioned Southern Pound CakeOld-Fashioned Southern Pound Cake - Old-Fashioned Southern Pound Cake is what comes to mind when you think of pound cake just like your grandma used to make. This dessert is elegant and beautiful, which means that it is a wonderful dessert to serve to company. Top a thick slice of this cake with whipped cream and strawberries for a decadent dessert experience.

Kentucky Butter CakeKentucky Butter Cake - You know you can't go wrong when a recipe has the word butter in the title. The cake itself is ridiculously good, but the glaze on top is the real kicker. A rich combination of sugar, water, butter, and vanilla soaks into the cake so that every bite is moist and sweet.

Classic Vanilla Pound CakeClassic Vanilla Pound Cake - Get back to basics with this simple recipe for Classic Vanilla Pound Cake. What makes this easy pound cake recipe so awesome is how versatile it is. You can flavor this cake in a thousand different ways and you can top it with whatever you want. It's the perfect dessert to make if you have a family full of particular eaters.

Coconut Pecan Pound Cake RecipeCoconut Pecan Pound Cake Recipe - This recipe for Coconut Pecan Pound Cake is the perfect pound cake for the summertime. The coconut adds some creamy summer flavor, and the pecans give it a nice crunch. Try this recipe at your next potluck or family gathering, and you just might come home with an empty cake pan!

Cream Cheese Pound Cake RecipeCream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe - For a simple but delicious pound cake recipe, try out this Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe. This recipe is like two-in-one because there is also a recipe for honey whipped cream that you can put on top to make it extra sweet. Cut up some fresh strawberries to top it all off, and you'll have a deliciously fruity dessert.

Pumpkin Pound CakePumpkin Pound Cake - This delectable Pumpkin Pound Cake recipe is perfect for taking to a fall party or Thanksgiving dinner. It's a staple of the fall dessert table, and it's got that classic pound cake texture that everyone loves. Make this cake to put a smile on your face during those cool, fall nights.

Grandma's Chocolate Pound CakeGrandma's Chocolate Pound Cake - This recipe for Grandma's Chocolate Pound Cake is as tasty as it sounds. It's got everything you want from a classic pound cake recipe, but it takes it to another level with the dark, delicious chocolate. There's also a great chocolate glaze on top that's good enough to eat by itself.

Just Like Trisha Yearwood's Lemon Pound Cake RecipeJust Like Trisha Yearwood's Lemon Pound Cake Recipe - This pound cake recipe is bright and refreshing. The cake is bursting with lemony flavor, and the cream cheese frosting on top makes it all even better. You'll be coming back for another slice of this lemon dessert recipe.


Vanilla Pound Cake with Peppermint GlazeVanilla Pound Cake with Peppermint Glaze - If you love desserts with a little Christmas twist, this recipe for Vanilla Pound Cake with Peppermint Glaze is the one for you! It's simple, but it's still delicious, and it's great for Christmas parties, and the peppermint glaze that goes on the top is good enough to eat by itself!

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