Mississippi Cream Cheese Pound Cake

  • Yield: 16 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 70 mins

This dense pound cake is ridiculously easy—just dump all the ingredients together and beat.


1 1/2cups butter
1package (8-ounce) cream cheese, softened
3cups sugar
6 eggs
1 egg yolk
2teaspoons vanilla extract
3cups cake flour


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan, tube pan or two 9-by-5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Combine butter, cream cheese, sugar, eggs and egg yolk, and vanilla in large bowl; beat until smooth.
  3. Add cake flour ½ cup at a time. Stir together until smooth.
  4. Pour into pan. Bake 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Recipe by Doug Hosford.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 25.70
  • Calories 470
  • Fat 24g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 145mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Potassium 80mg
  • Carbohydrate 59g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 38g
  • Protein 6g
  • Trans Fat 1g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 15%
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