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Winning Cream Cheese Pound Cake

I got this recipe from a woman who came to my rummage sale. We got to talking about zucchini-she didn't know what the big squash could be used for. So I sent her some of my favorite zucchini recipes and, in return, she mailed me the recipe for this cake. It's absolutely delicious and I've made it often.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + cooling
  • Makes
    12-16 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour, beating just until blended.
  • Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan. Bake at 300° for 1-1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 427 calories, 24g fat (14g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • mamacita!
    Mar 25, 2020

    We made this today and based on the reviews I was looking forward to a delicious pound cake but was disappointed. It lacked any real flavor, was dry and floury. I sprinkled powdered sugar on top hoping that would help but sadly it did not.

  • misscoffeepot
    Jul 9, 2019

    This is a rich cake, perfect to serve with fresh fruit and whipped cream. It will freeze nicely, and you could bake it as a loaf. Because is is a more dense cake, it is perfect for those fancy bundt pans too, as it will hold the shape. Sometimes I add a bit of lemon oil or zest- but really this is great just as it is

  • 2124arizona
    Jul 3, 2017

    This pound cake turned out perfect and taste wonderful!! It is sooo moist!! LOVE IT!

  • Loiscooks
    Aug 31, 2015

    Easy recipe to make. I added some lemon zest. Good cake to serve with strawberries and ice cream. I will probably make again.

  • lvarner
    Sep 2, 2013

    Great recipe! This is one of my favorite go-to cake recipes. It always turns out so well, and everyone loves it. I can be "dressed up" with berries and whipped cream or frosting or ice cream, or it's delicious just as is.

  • juicyfruit007
    May 27, 2013

    This was I N C R E D I B L E. My first time making pound cake and I sure picked a winning recipe! Moist and delicious. This one is a keeper.

  • aug2295
    May 7, 2012

    Amazing texture and flavor.

  • katezito
    Apr 29, 2011

    Super easy and turned out Delicious! This is great if you like a heavy pound cake. My Husband loved it!

  • somlady
    Apr 1, 2011

    I absolutely love this recipe. I make it often and I have shared the recipe with several people. It always comes out of the oven smelling and Iooking delicious. I also love to toast a slice and eat it that way.

  • teri396
    Mar 2, 2011

    Warning: Don't eat this warm, you will not be able to stop! Very good cooled also.