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Moist Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe

Warm a slice of this cake in the microwave for about 25 seconds. Then serve it with a scoop of butter-pecan ice cream, fresh fruit, or alone.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + cooling YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and cream cheese. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and baking powder; mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 325° for about 1 hour and 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing. Cake ages and freezes well. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 458 calories, 24 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 141 mg cholesterol, 252 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.