Stupid-Easy Recipe for Cream Cheese Pound Cake (#1 Top-Rated)


The addition of cream cheese gives tangy flavor to a traditional pound cake that you’re sure to love.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Cream Cheese Pound Cake.

1. Info for Cream Cheese Pound Cake

  • Cook Time: 1 Hr 45 Min
  • Total Time: 1 Hr 45 Min
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 415.13 kcal

2. Ingredients for Cream Cheese Pound Cake

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 4 oz. cream cheese (1/2 cup, softened)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

3.2 Prep

Spray a 9×5-inch loaf pan liberally with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

Place the butter, cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Using a hand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream ingredients together on medium speed until pale and fluffy, 3-4 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, beating for 15-20 seconds between each addition, until mixture is smooth and combined.

With a sifter or mesh sieve, sift the flour, baking powder, and salt into the butter mixture. Beat mixture on low until it becomes a smooth, thick batter.

Use a rubber spatula to transfer batter to the prepared loaf pan.

3.3 Oven

Bake the pound cake on middle rack of oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 60-75 minutes.

3.4 Check

Check to see that cake is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Prep

Allow cake to cool in pan for 15-20 minutes. To release, run a knife between the cake and pan. Turn onto a large plate.

3.6 Serve

Allow the cake to cool for 1-2 hours before slicing and serving.


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