Recipe by Etta Coates
"An old-fashioned pound cake that goes into a cold oven before baking."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
1 1/2 teaspoons
Delicious with a very nice texture. One slight addition which perks up the flavor: add 1/2 teaspoon mace (also known as pound cake spice). This adds a little "oomph". :)
Sooo sweet! The texture was nice and mois but the flavor was not what I'm used to in a pound cake. I will make it again with a few tweaks, less sugar and maybe lemon zest along with more vanilla.
I am totally not a cook nor a baker. I just never learned and never wanted to learn. However, this past Thanksgiving my family commissioned me to make a dessert, and I found this one online. Let me tell you, it's the BEST CAKE! My family went crazy over it. At first no one wanted to try it because I baked it and they didn't trust my skills, but after their first taste, that cake disappeared! They even begged me to bake it again for Christmas. If you're a coffee drinker, this cake dunks well in a cup of coffee...yummy!!!!
I'd like to give this 10 stars, it's that good. I substituted almond extract for the vanilla, and used all butter instead of shortening and margarine. It took an extra 15 minutes to cook but came out a beautiful golden color and the texture was unbelieveable. Thank you, Etta!
This is a good base recipe for a pound cake if you add some spices/zest/etc., I added some Mace as another reviewer mentioned and was VERY glad I did; this would be a very plain cake if you didn't add something to give the cake some "character". Note, I also reduced the amount of sugar by 1/4 c. and may try to use even less the next time; the cake is not overly sweet but if you serve it with berries or a dessert sauce I don't think 3 cups of sugar is necessary.
I have already made this pound cake 5 times since finding the recipe. Everyone who has tried it loves it!
Make it 5 star if you use butter. Lovely taste and texture. I cook all my pound cakes from a cold oven, useful when you live in a tropical climate, the oven is'nt on so long
I have cooked this Cold Oven Pound Cake for years and it always turns out great my family love them. I switch flavoring to change the tast it always turns out great. I like orange or lemon the best.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cold Oven Pound Cake
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 172
Get quick & easy recipes for your busiest days.
All the game-day eats you need to crush the tailgate competition.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!
Delectable and dense pound cake loaded with juicy and sweet peach chunks.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this nutritious idea.
See how to make a moist, delicious pistachio cake.