This Old Fashioned Cream Cheese Pound Cake Recipe is going to become a favorite. It is a moist pound cake recipe that is perfect for parties, Christmas, or any gathering. The easy recipe makes a large rich-tasting pound cake with quite a few servings.
1 cup butter (softened)
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 325-degrees.
Cream the butter and shortening together.
Add the sugar and continue to cream.
Add the cream cheese and beat until light and fluffy.
Alternate adding the flour and eggs and mix until completely blended.
Add the vanilla and mix.
Pour into a greased bundt pan.
Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean.
Serve cake with cinnamon-flavored ice cream.
For a hint of lemon, use lemon extract instead of the vanilla.
About This Recipe
We love finding new ways to upgrade Betty’s many pound cake recipes, and adding cream cheese certainly does the trick by making the cake extra moist and delicious. The addition of Bisquick also makes this recipe even better by saving prep time. So at just 15 minutes and two steps of prep, this recipe pans out to be the perfect cake for a weeknight treat or a last-minute get-together. But just because it’s crazy easy doesn’t mean the flavor suffers; it’s tasty enough to impress, especially with the addition of vanilla or the substitution of lemon extract. And to be absolutely sure it’s crowd-worthy, make sure to explore Betty’s tips for making your cake perfect.