Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Linda Griffith Recipe

By Linda Griffith sothernladee

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My grandmother has been gone for years now but she made the best pound cake that I have ever eaten. It was crispy on the top and sides and so delicious and moist on the inside. I have tried many recipes but never have been able to get it to taste like her. I tried this recipe and it is close, not quite but since I can't have hers this will have to do.


1 1/2 c
butter, softened
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
3 c
6 large
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Grease and flour 10 inch tube pan.
Beat butter and cream cheese until creamy, about 2 minutes..Gradually add sugar and beat 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and mix well. Combine flour and salt in a four cup measuring cup and gradually add to butter mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended. Pour batter into the prepared tube pan. Fill a 2 cup measuring cup with water. Place in oven with the cake. Make sure measuring cup is oven proof. Bake at 300 hundred oven for an hour and a half. After removing from pan, place on rack to cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes

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Renae McVay tummytickler
Jan 26, 2014
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
Renae McVay tummytickler
Jan 26, 2014
Just baked this cake today and it turned out beautifully! Wonderful crispy top and great density that is moist and delicious. I did not use the cup of water in the oven but I started my cake in a cold oven and baked at 315 degrees for about 1 hour and 45 minutes. I heavily greased my tall tube pan with shortening and floured the surface. Thanks for posting this recipe because I could not find my standard one that I always used before moving. Bless your heart!
Linda Griffith sothernladee
Apr 7, 2012
Cindy,Thank you so much. It looks yummy...
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