A moist vanilla pound cake is liberally studded with toasted pine nuts and finished with a sweet and tangy blood orange glaze.
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This tastes like butter, vanilla, and strawberries: a simple cake that's perfect for spring.
Pound cakes are among the purest flavored cakes; in this version, chamomile adds a subtle twist.
A rich and moist gluten free cake soaked in an aromatic grapefruit glaze.
This super chocolatey pound cake has a cocoa base mixed with chocolate chips and diced fresh cherries.
A layered dessert of custard cream, pound cake, and berries.
Pound cake, in its elegant simplicity, adapts to a number of variations and additions; try this marbled almond and Vahlrona version.
This extra moist vanilla coffee cake gets a pretty purple swirl from blueberries.
While blueberries are in season, use them in this buttery lemon pound cake. It's great for breakfast but topped with a scoop of ice cream, it can double as dessert.
Simply butter slices of pound cake before putting them on either an outdoor or indoor stovetop grill, and let them get a little char. The nice part about this dessert is that it uses already-baked pound cake, so you can't under-bake it. The grilled toastiness of the cake makes it the perfect canvas for any number of toppings: I really enjoy ice cream and a seasonal fruit compote. Just be sure to prepare this before grilling meats, because you don't want to impart a burger flavor to your dessert!
This recipe works a few mashed avocados into a pound cake recipe and adds a bit of cornmeal for texture. It bakes up just barely green, crisp on the edges, tender within, and with just a bit of a crunchy bite.
The taste of the eggs is not exceptional on its own (it tastes like a Creme Egg melted in butter and cream), but it's rather good when put on top of "potatoes" made from diced day-old doughnuts fried in butter and "toast with jam" made of poundcake.
This pound cake is flavored with orange and ginger and topped with a sweet orange glaze.
How do you gussy up an already excellent sweet potato cheesecake? By swapping out graham cracker crust with rich and buttery slices of pound cake.
CakeSpy has a knack for sweet-ifying even the most savory, like this Grilled Cheesecake, where white bread is swapped out for pound cake, and cheese comes in the form of cheesecake.
Time for High Tea? More like high time to give tea sandwiches a totally sweet makeover, with these slim and dainty but devilishly decadent frosting-filled Sprinkle Cakewiches!
Since spring hasn't fully arrived in my neck of the woods, strawberry tarts, shortcakes, and other spring-treats aren't coming out of my kitchen. Yet I'm still craving something spring-y. This buttermilk pound cake satisfies my craving. The delicate flavor and lemony icing hints of light spring desserts, while not requiring any unavailable seasonal ingredients. Of course, if berries are in season where you live, serve some with this cake.
Using marmalade in the batter of this pound cake, as well as a glaze, contributes a little bitter flavor to the traditional sugary pound cake, giving what can be a classically simple soft, sweet cake more dimension.
It was really only a matter of time before Peeps, those pillowy pastel harbingers of spring, met the classic marshmallowy sandwich called Fluffernutter. And in this version, the mixture is sandwiched between two heft slices of pound cake.
Entenmann's is a ubiquitous part of drugstore and supermarket displays. My all-time favorite item is the All Butter Loaf. The ever-so-soft moistness, the eerily golden brown top, and the loaf ends--so delicious. Here are five simple ways to use the cake as a base for other more exciting and impressive-looking preparations.