Recipe by peffchels
"A dense easy to make cake that does not require frosting."
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Classic pound cake recipe (too bad the title doesn't indicate that). Standard, tried and true ingredients as well as their measurements, and clear and accurate directions. I made half a recipe in an 8x4" loaf pan with a few minor modifications since I wanted a lemon pound cake: for half recipe I omitted the vanilla. I used 2 T. fresh lemon juice and enough milk to equal the 1/2 cup called for. Rather than split a half egg, I just used 2 eggs. I also added about 2 tsp. lemon zest and a pinch of salt. Bake about 50-55 minutes. Perfect lemon pound cake, with a dense yet tender crumb that's neither too dry nor too greasy (I've tried one of those on this site!). Good, reliable recipe.
I looked online to try and find out if there was a history behind the name of this cake but unfortunately I could not find anything. Yes, like some of the other reviews have said this is just a pound cake, but a very sweet pound. I only used 2.5 cups of sugar and it was way too sweet.
There aren't any reviews, so I thought I would try it and it turned out excellent! Not too sweet, my korean friends devoured it quickly! It was a little dryer than I expected, but it could have been me on any step! I'll make it again!!
very good and easy to make, I loved the flavor. I topped this cake with a blueberry sauce from blueberry cheesecake ice cream recipe from this site, fabulous combo, I will make this again thank you.
Delicious! Very moist texture was wonderful! I added about 2 cups of crushed up oreos soooooon good! I will defiently make this again...
Wonderful Pound Cake! (it is too bad the tile doesn't call it pound cake) I loved how easy the recipe was and also it's great that I didn't need anything "extra"- this is all stuff I keep in my house all the time. Very flavorful moist, dense cake. I made in a 10" tube pan and turned it out while still cool and added my favorite lemon glaze- 1c sugar 1/3 c lemon juice and brushed it on while still warm. Once cooled it makes the outside a nice crispy texture and adds good flavor. I cannot wait to bake this again! I bought it to my ladies bible study and it was the first cake I've brought that was all gone! Very great recipe!
I've been using this recipe since 2009 and everyone loves when I make it. I usually do lemon flavoring and vanilla. Add a little more milk and a couple spoons of mayonaise to make it moist. Then after its baked I like to melt butter and milk and add some lemon flavoring and powdered sugar and make a glaze. Delicious! 5 stars!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Wonderful Streusbury Cake
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 156
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