Recipe by Tony
"Butter and cream cheese provide the rich taste in this deliciously dense pound cake. I always top mine with a fresh lemon glaze made of fresh lemon juice and confectioner's sugar."
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1 1/2 cups
1 (8 ounce) package
2 1/2 cups
eggs at room temperature
cake flour (such as Swans Down®)
A traditional recipe for basic cream cheese pound cake with a little variety in the flavoring and a half cup less sugar. The blend of almond and nutmeg didn't appeal to me, so I just stuck with boring old vanilla - and added about 1-1/2 cups of frozen blueberries. What peaked my curiosity, really, was the lesser amount of sugar than the standard recipe calls for. Since sugar has a lot more to do with a baked product than just its sweetness (like volume and moistness, for example) I was interested to see how it might affect the final result. Well, apparently reducing the sugar by this half cup was not enough to affect its quality in any way. It was delicious.
I altered this recipe to make it my own and it turned out good.
I made this recipe for a cookout with my boyfriends family. It was a hit to say the least. I was quite pleased with the result. I drizzled straberry glaze over the top and scattered fresh sliced strawberries on top of that and then sprinkled it with confectioners sugar. It was delicious. Unfortunately this is not the recipe I was looking for but it was a great substitute. A woman i used to know made an angel food cake that had cream cheese in the recipe and it was heavenly. I cannot find anything like it and i am not able to get it from her anymore. Anyway, this was agreat cake. Thanks for making me look good with the family. a couple people swore i had to have bought it cause normal people don't bake like that from scratch. Box mixes has ruined the world of baking in my opinion.
absolutely delicious...i followed the recipe but added a hint of lemon flavoring..its great and eay to make!!
Followed the recipe almost exactly...which I never do. We have nut allergies so I doubled the Vanilla and left out the Almond Extract! I couldn't resist adding a bunch of the beautiful fresh blueberries that I had just bought. Poured 1/2 the batter into my tube pan and sprinkled blueberries on the batter (3/4 cup?). Covered the blueberries with the remaining batter and baked for 60 minutes - not done. It needed the full 80 minutes. 18 year old started cutting it before I could photograph it (really pretty) and took one bite, closed his eyes and said; "BOMB!" THAT FOLKS - IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS! Smells amazing and pretty too. 5 Stars!
I made this this past weekend for company and it was delicious. I made the following changes: (1) added one tablespoon of lemon juice, (2) zested half of a small lemon into the mix, (3) only put 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract, (4) used cinnamon instead of nutmeg and next time i would probably omit both since i didn't notice a difference. almond extract is extremely strong and i just didn't want to overpower the cake. turns out the 1/4 teaspoon was enough for us. next time, i might only bake it for 70 minutes though because the edges were a little brown at 80; cake was still moist though.
i topped this with a basic vanilla glaze but next time i think i will just make a fresh whipped cream to top it. and there WILL be a next time. i'm so happy i tried this even though there aren't 2,000 reviews for it=) it's great!
This was such an easy cake to make! The texture was wonderful, almost that European taste! I made toothpick holes on the top of the cake and then put a simple glaze of 1/4 cup of sugar and 1/4 cup of lemon juice which I boiled, then poured over the top of the cake. It was a huge hit at the party some people asking for thirds! This is a keeper for sure!!!
Tony, This is the BOMB! Great, dense, PERFECT pound cake. Chose to use lemon extract b/c I don't like almond extract. Super as written. No need for any change. Can't believe this doesn't have a bazillion reviews. Keep the recipes coming, Tony. OH, and thank you.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Serving Size: 1/14 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 14
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 250
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