14 Irresistible Pound Cake Recipes

If you’re dieting, you’re going to want to look away. These pound cake recipes are not for the faint of heart or those opposed to a special treat. There’s something so irresistible about a moist, buttery and dense pound cake. That first bite is always magical…well, so is the last. They’re truly good to the last crumb. Pound cakes are the ultimate holiday dessert and are sure to be devoured! Check out some of our favorite pound cake recipes – you definitely need to try at least one.

Strawberry & Cream Pound Cake with Jello

Strawberry & Cream Pound Cake with Jello

“Strawberry & Cream Pound Cake with Jello is a buttery, soft, and super moist pound cake with two flavors. The popular combination of strawberries and cream is put together in a unique way to make an extraordinary pound cake!” - Paula
Best Pound Cake Ever... Seriously!

Best Pound Cake Ever... Seriously!

“I made this cake this morning. It is wonderful! We will be using it for strawberry shortcake, but it’s good all on its own. It has a nice outer crust, but is still moist on the inside. You chose the perfect name for this cake!” - Gail
Nana’s Chocolate Pound Cake

Nana’s Chocolate Pound Cake

“Thumbing through a binder of recipes Mom has kept in her kitchen for decades, I came across this Chocolate Pound Cake recipe scrawled in my grandmother’s perfectly imperfect handwriting. Soft and tender with a perfectly crunchy crust, it’s a classic recipe that isn’t too chocolatey.” - Stacey
Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

“I loved this recipe, it was delicious! I love the dense pound cake with a zest of key lime. Oh so yummy. The only thing I did different was to hold off on the icing and kept it in a container. My husband would prefer to enjoy the delicious pound cake alone, I on the other hand loved the icing and would slather it on... I would recommend this recipe to those that LOVE pound cake.” - Toni
Pound Cakes in Jars

Pound Cakes in Jars

“This special pound cake recipe is from a wonderful woman with a heart full of love for her family. This pound cake recipe has been a double blessing for me because my father in law LOVES pound cake – and is notoriously difficult to buy for. Last Christmas, I presented him with an entire case of jarred pound cakes and let me tell you, he was proud as punch to be on the receiving end of that gift!” - Christy
Oreo Cookie Pound Cake

Oreo Cookie Pound Cake

“What a great pound cake! It's super moist, chewy and delicious. The pieces of crushed Oreos in every bite are yummy. Seriously, when are Oreo cookies not good? We opted to bake the pound cake in a bundt pan and followed Janette's instructions. We used the extra batter to make cupcakes. Another option for the leftover batter... make a second (smaller) cake. This is going to be very popular.” - Kitchen Crew
Million Dollar Pound Cake

Million Dollar Pound Cake

“Million Dollar Pound Cake has a fine, rich, smooth texture with classic vanilla flavor. It’s a classic for a reason and you’ll understand the title ‘million dollar’ after one taste! The cake recipe is always a crowd-pleaser!” - Paula
Irish Cream Pound Cake

Irish Cream Pound Cake

“This pound cake has the delicious flavor of Baileys in every bite! It can also be served without the caramel glaze and just a dusting of powdered sugar. Enjoy!!” - Debbie
Aunt Sue’s Famous Pound Cake

Aunt Sue’s Famous Pound Cake

“This one appeared in my first cookbook and is truly the best pound cake I have ever tasted. It is an absolute must have at our family Thanksgiving and Christmas and we serve it in thick slices with Mama’s custard sauce poured over it – sublime!” - Christy
Grilled Pineapple Pound Cake

Grilled Pineapple Pound Cake

“My sister cannot get enough of this. Anytime I am grilling you better believe she is asking if I am making this for dessert. I think she would prefer to have it over anything else and it's so super simple to make.” - Christa
Banana Pineapple Pound Cake

Banana Pineapple Pound Cake

“Y’all this Banana Pineapple Cake is so delicious! It’s perfect for dessert and works great for a quick breakfast, too! I just know you’ll enjoy it just as much as my family does.” - Stacey
Pineapple Brown Sugar Pound Cake Upside Down

Pineapple Brown Sugar Pound Cake Upside Down

“If you like pound cake, you're going to love this light pineapple brown sugar pound cake. We loved the sweet and tartness from the pineapples. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and it's a lovely dessert.” - Kitchen Crew
Toffee & Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Toffee & Brown Sugar Pound Cake

This toffee and brown sugar pound cake has a soft inside with a nice outer crust. Sweet and buttery with bits of toffee and pecans throughout, you'll find yourself snagging just one more slice of this pound cake. Drizzling with caramel and sprinkling with pecans takes this easy pound cake over the top.” - Kitchen Crew
Citrus Pound Cake with Orange Glaze

Citrus Pound Cake with Orange Glaze

“We are so glad Donna shared her family's heirloom citrus pound cake recipe. Everyone loved this fabulous cake! It's tender and full of lemon flavor. The recipe is so simple, you'll find yourself making this often. What makes this cake, though, is the glaze. The orange flavor of the thick glaze pairs lovely with the cake. All the flavors scream spring and summer, but enjoy this cake year around!” - Kitchen Crew