Sometimes I like to get back to the basics of baking - simple and delicious and old-fashioned. Those are words that perfectly describe this Homemade Butter Pound Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Glaze.
This cake is perfect for a family get-together, church potluck, or even a bake sale. (It always sells really fast at our bake sales!) It comes together easily and is always a crowd-pleaser.
I should also tell you - you don't really need the glaze for this cake to be complete. It's perfectly delicious all on its own. In fact, when I bake it for bake sales, I usually leave the glaze off simply because it's easier to package.
Oh... and if you happen to taste the batter - you might be in trouble. I could eat the batter by the spoonful without ever baking it! So be careful if you taste it...it's quite addictive! Haha!
Anyway...you can eat the cake all by itself, and it's perfectly delicious. If you have the time, and you really want to take it up a notch - pour on the glaze. Double the glaze even - I like it thick and creamy and over the top! 🙂
I might even eat the glaze straight out of the spoon (just like the cake batter!)... just don't tell anybody!
Homemade Butter Pound Cake Recipe for Petit Fours
This is the exact recipe I use for my Perfect Petit-Fours and I cannot recommend it enough! Also, I got this recipe from my friend Angela when she asked that I use it for her daughter's Hexagon Anchors wedding cake. It worked beautifully (if you have a bride who wants a pound cake wedding cake):
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