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4 Best Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipes

4 Best Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe

Introduction

If you love cheese, then resisting a cream cheesecake would be practically impossible. Sweet, moist, succulent, and tempting, a cream cheesecake can make any individual go nuts. Plus, the versatility of a cream cheese pound cake is such that it can be included in all meals of the day.

Whether it is breakfast or after-dinner dessert, a cream cheese pound cake is one of the most pleasant options to make your meal sumptuous and appetizing. And if you wish to enhance the zing, flavor, and crispness of the cake, then include some lemon or orange zest, chocolate chips, fresh fruits, or dried fruits and nuts.

Though it is similar to other pound cakes that boast of rich and buttery flavor, moist texture, and golden brown sweet and crisp crust, it’s the cream cheese that makes this cake all the more attractive and yummy. Here are some recipes for making cream cheese pound cake. Time to bake and dig into one of them!    

Basic Cream Cheese Pound Cake 

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounces) package Cream Cheese
  • 1½ cups Butter
  • 3 cups White Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 °F (160 °C).
  • Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  • Beat butter and cream cheese together in a large bowl, until smooth.
  • Add sugar and whisk until soft and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, two at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add flour and beat thoroughly.
  • Whisk in vanilla.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 1 hour. After about 1 hour, check the cake by inserting a toothpick in the center. If it comes out clean, the cake is ready. If not, then keep it for some more minutes.

Chocolate Orange Cream Cheese Pound Cake 

Ingredients

  • 1 (18 ounces) Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese (softened)
  • ¾ cup fresh Orange Juice
  • ½ cup Oil
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Orange Zest

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 °F.
  • Grease and dust a 12-cup bundt or tube cake pan.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute, scraping from the sides.
  • Increase the speed to medium and beat for another 2 minutes, or until the batter is well blended.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 60-65 minutes.
  • Cool the cake in the pan for around 25 minutes.
  • Invert the cake on a wire rack and cool completely.
  • If desired, sprinkle cake with powdered sugar or drizzle sugar-orange juice glaze.

Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake 

Ingredients

  • 680 g White Sugar
  • 225 g Butter
  • 225 g Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Lemon Extract
  • ½ tsp Orange Extract
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 6 Eggs
  • 340 g Plain Flour
  • 110 g Icing Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Lemon Extract
  • Yellow Food Coloring (if desired)

Instructions

  • Grease and flour a 9-inch baking tin.
  • Beat white sugar, butter, and cream cheese together in a large mixing bowl, until light and fluffy.
  • Whisk in lemon juice, vanilla, lemon, and orange extract. Add nutmeg and salt.
  • Next, add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Fold in flour gently. Beat thoroughly until you get a smooth batter.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake at 325 °F (165 °C) for 1¼-1½ hours, until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and cool the cake in the pan for 10 minutes.
  • Loosen the sides of the cake with a metal spatula and invert on a wire rack. Leave to cool completely.
  • Prepare the lemon icing by mixing icing sugar and sugar with enough water to make a smooth glaze.
  • Stir in lemon extract and food coloring.
  • Spread the icing over the cake, drizzling some down the sides.

Coconut Cream Cheese Pound Cake 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 (8 ounces) package Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 3 cups White Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Coconut Extract
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 cups flaked Coconut

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 °F (165 °C).
  • Grease a 10-inch tube pan and dust with flour.
  • Whisk together butter and cream cheese in a large mixing bowl, until soft and well blended.
  • Beat in white sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Stir in eggs, one at a time, mixing after each addition.
  • Fold in coconut extract.
  • Finally, add flour and baking powder. Beat until just moistened.
  • Stir in the flaked coconut.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 1 hour 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool the cake in the pan for 10 minutes.
  • Thereafter, invert onto a wire rack and cool completely.

With these cream cheese pound cake recipes, you can prepare delicious and scrumptious confections making everyone crave a bite or two. So, what are you waiting for? Time to spread the magic of delightfulness!

4 Best Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe


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