Pound cake is delicious in and of itself, but think about what it would be like if you added cream cheese into the mix. Sounds pretty wonderful, doesn’t it? Well, with this Cream Cheese Pound Cake, it’s no longer just in your imagination! This confection serves up all the delicious, sweet flavors of pound cake with a twist—rich creaminess from the cream cheese! Cream Cheese Pound Cake completely elevates the traditional dessert, and you’ll find yourself wanting to make it again and again.
Ingredients• 1 1/2 cups butter • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese • 3 cups white sugar • 6 eggs • 3 cups all-purpose flour • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Grease and flour a 10-inch tube or bundt pan.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth.
Add the sugar gradually, beating until fluffy.
Add the eggs two at a time, beating well with each addition.
Add the flour all at once and mix in, careful not to overmix it.
Add the vanilla.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour and up to 1 hour 20 minutes.
Allow the cake to cool completely before serving.