Pound Cake Recipe Round-Up

I made my new favorite pound cake recipe last night….but it was dark at 6:45 so I couldn’t take pictures. Fall is moving too fast! I’m not ready for after 7 am sunrises and 6 pm sunsets yet.

Since I can’t share my newest recipe yet, I thought it would be fun to a round-up – there are so many great pound cake recipes out there!

This Orange Yogurt Pound Cake was my first try at a pound cake last winter. It turned out delicious and is all whole wheat, if you believe it.


The Cookies’n’Cream Pound Cake happened after I finally found vanilla bean paste and wanted a reason to use a ton of it. Vanilla yogurt, vanilla + chocolate sandwich cookies, vanilla bean paste in the cake AND in the glaze…it’s a good idea. A warm slice of this and a glass of milk is a great afternoon or after dinner snack.

The Vanilla Confetti Pound Cake was just an excuse to use up the rest of my super bright sprinkles that I was addicted to this summer. Plus, pound cake + frosting? That’s never a bad thing, especially when sprinkles are involved.


Want even more pound cake options? Check these out:

Clementine Pound Cake from Savvy Eats

Cream Cheese Poundcake with Strawberry Coulis from Smitten Kitchen

Honey Whole Wheat Pound Cake from Joy the Baker

Sour Cream and Lemon Pound Cake from Eating for England

Pumpkin Pound Cake from Sing for your Supper

Ruby Red Pound Cake from Dessert for Two

Blueberry Coconut Pound Cakes from Food + Words

Brandy Almond Pound Cake from The Novice Chef

Mama’s Pound Cake from My Life as a Mrs.

Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake from Mele Cotte

Pound Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream from Heather’s Dish

Vanilla Lime Pound Cake from How Sweet It Is


Do you have a favorite pound cake recipe to share? Leave your link the comments!



  1. The confetti version looks like fun!! Ive never been a huge pundcake fan, but i can totally get behind it with these recipes!

  2. Pound cake is my husband’s FAVORITE dessert. I wish I had the patience to actually make a homemade one and not reach for the store bought. :)

  3. They all sound and looks fantastic! Love pound cake :)

  4. Thanks for doing the round-up, I think I may have to make pound cakes this weekend for my baking project!

    I’ve made the one out of Dorie Greenspan’s baking book — Perfection Pound Cake. It’s a good, basic recipe but I want to try the fun ones you’ve posted here.

  5. Oooo I made that cookies n’ cream poundcake of yours last year and it was legit! I need to make that again now that we are getting into “holiday season” ;)

  6. I’m not used to the early sunsets either! Just another challenge of blogging, I guess ;)

    Thanks for including me in the roundup, you sweet thing!

  7. Thank you for the recipe shoutout. I LOVE my clementine pound cake! And I may need to try your cookies n cream…yum!

  8. My eyeballs are so happy.

  9. these all look sinfully good! wishing they were zero calories and fat!

    • the three of mine posted are all whole wheat! and made with yogurt, eggs, and healthy oil instead of a pound of butter ;)

  10. That cookies ‘n cream pound cake looks amazing!

  11. ooh, i tried bittersweet’s sweet corn poundcake (made with butter) this summer and loved it!

  12. Can’t wait to try that confetti pound cake…love sprinkles! Great roundup, poundcake is wonderful!

  13. Pound Cake is my specialty and I have been making it as such for twenty years. The odd things is I am not sure where my attraction for making this cake came from. I don’t remember my mother ever making it and the ones I ate as a child were in restaurants, and I’ve never found a very good one while eating out. Anyway, thanks for thinking of this idea and here are my two best recipes.
    Pumpkin Pound Cake:
    Pound Cake:
    Strawberry Pound Cake:

  14. You can never go wrong with a good pound cake recipe. Thanks for including me in the round up! So many delicious ones…

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