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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Happy Thanksgiving to all my wonderful friends!  May you have a blessed day with family and friends.  I made my traditional Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Icing.   My husband loves this time of year, because he gets his pound cake today and Christmas.  It is so yummy and very rich!

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I put the icing in a separate bowl.

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You can add pecans to the icing, but since I'm out-numbered around here I leave them out.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

3 sticks of butter
6 large eggs'
8 oz. cream cheese
3 cups sugar
3 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
dash of salt

Cream butter and cream cheese.  Add sugar and mix until fluffy.  Add salt and vanilla; beat well.  Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.  Stir in flour and mix well.  Spoon into a greased and floured tube pan and bake at 350 degrees for 80 minutes.  

*Because I do not add all the mixture into one pan, mine takes about 70 minutes.  Check the center with a fork.  If it comes out clean, it is done. 


1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese
1 stick butter
1 (16 oz.) pkg. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
* Pecan halves if desired

Combine slightly softened cream cheese and butter, beating until smooth;  add powdered sugar and vanilla.  Beat until light and fluffy.

What desserts are on your menu today?  Thanks so much for visiting, and have a very blessed day!


Linking to:  Memories by the Mile


Unknown said...

This looks super yummy!! I'm definitely going to have to try this one out :)

Winnie said...

Such a wonderful cake!
It looks great and sounds delicious
something I'd definitely love to try :)
Happy Thanksgiving to you

Life at Still Woods said...

Happy Thanksgiving and blessings from Still Woods Farmhouse!

joy said...

IN nOrway, we don't have thanksgiving celebration, so it is a quiet normal day here. Anyway, Happy thanksgiving to you out there!

Wendy's World 82 said...

Yumm! I will have to try that recipe. Happy Thanksgiving!

Danni@SiloHillFarm said...

Oh my! I'm pinning this one...but not to my diet page!! Just when you thought pound cake couldn't get any better!

Unknown said...

Thank you! It really is worth making! No calories at all!! LOL Thanks so much for stopping by! :)

Unknown said...

Thank you, Winnie! It really is so yummy! Loaded with lots of good stuff. LOL Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you've had a wonderful day. Hugs

Unknown said...

Thank you! I hope you've had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day. I've had way too much to eat, but it was awesome. :)

Unknown said...

Thank you, Joy! I have had way too much to eat today!! LOL Have a wonderful weekend.

Unknown said...

It is so worth making! I can only make it twice a year because my hubby will eat the whole thing!! LOL Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you've had a wonderful day! HUGS

Unknown said...

Hi, Danni! I promise it is worth making!! My grandparents were farmers, and I found this recipe years ago in an old Farmer's cookbook. I can eat the icing all by itself. LOL I took all the calories out just for you!! I hope you've had a wonderful day. Hugs

Domesblissity said...

Hi Kathy! Thanks so much for following and finding my blog. You've won me over with that delicious looking pound cake. I'm your latest follower! Thanks for linking up at Thriving on Thursday.

Anne xx

The Farmers Daughter said...

YUM! Everything I love in one recipe!

Kristie said...

YUMMY! I love pound cake. Your's turned out so pretty that I'm thinking I should make one too! :)

Bonnie Way aka the Koala Mom said...

I love pound cake!!! So yummy. I think my recipe calls for sour cream instead of cream cheese, and I've never iced it - it's so rich on its own. Cream cheese icing would be so good, though! :) Now I want a pound cake!

Robyn said...

Your pound cake sounds RICH and DELICIOUS!

Unknown said...

Hey, your early this week!! yea. By the way...you had me at cream cheese. I LOVE pound cake. Thanks for sharing on super Sweet Saturday.

momto8 said...

looks delicious!

Unknown said...

YAY! Thank you so much for following! Pound cake and cream cheese is the perfect combination. LOL I love your blog, and can't wait to see more. Thank you so much for hosting, too!

Unknown said...

It is the perfect combination. LOL Thank you so much for stopping by! :)

Unknown said...

It is so yummy!! I promise. I can only make one a few times a year because hubby will eat the whole thing. LOL Thank you so much for stopping by.

Unknown said...

Let me tell...adding that icing makes it super rich, but oh so good!! LOL Sour cream sounds pretty yummy, too! Thank you so much for stopping by! :)

Unknown said...

It is super rich, and so yummy! I can eat the icing right out of the bowl. LOL Thank you so much for stopping by! :)

Unknown said...

YAY, I made it on time. Actually, I'm still working on my other project. LOL I will be back tomorrow I hope. :)
Thanks so much for hosting.

Unknown said...

It is super yummy! I can eat the icing right out of the bowl. :)
Thank you so much for stopping by!

Paula said...

Mmmm!Sounds deliciously rich!

Thanks for sharing with my NO RULES Weekend Blog Party :)


Unknown said...

It is so yummy, and no calories at all!! LOL Thank you so much for hosting!! HUGS

bj said...

This sounds wonderful..I just copied the recipe as I am making a pretty and tasty cake for several family members for Christmas...this will be perfect for some of them. I'll put them in the freezer and then on Christmas Eve when everyone comes to my house, I'll have them in pretty, clear paper with red and white bakers twine...and your recipe attached.
Thanks...oh, over from Kathe's.

Unknown said...

It is so delicious!! That's great idea to make ahead and freeze them. Oh, I love your presentation! I'm headed to join your blog!! Thanks so much for stopping by.

Domesblissity said...

Kathy, I've been dreaming about your pound cake. So many people have thought the same as me and that's why I'm featuring you this week at Thriving on Thursday. Be great to have you pop by again so we can all see what wonderful things you've been working on. Thanks again for linking up this beautiful recipe.

Anne xx

The Charm of Home said...

Looks delicious! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!

Unknown said...

Oh, thank you so much!! I am so thrilled and honored!! You made my day! I wish we could sit down and have a slice of cake together! Thank you again, and thanks for the great party!


Heidi@OneCreativeMommy.com said...

Hi, Kathy. I don't think it's possible to get enough cream cheese frosting! This looks delicious. Thanks for linking up at One Creative Weekend. I'll be featuring this idea tomorrow morning! Feel free to grab a featured button, and I hope to see you back on Friday.

Unknown said...

I can eat that frosting straight out of the bowl (Okay, I do eat it straight from the bowl!) LOL Thank you so much for the feature!! Headed to grab my button now!! You made my day!! :)

Jocie@TheBetterHalf said...

Hey Kathy, this looks so yummy! I love sweets!
Thanks so much for linking up and linking back at last week's Humble Brag. Hope to see you back today to link up more great projects and maybe win ad space. We are also starting a giveaway today for a SILHOUETTE CAMEO!! Hope to see you there!

Unknown said...

Cream cheese in a pound cake? Yes please! I'm thinking Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, or maybe this week!

Visiting from One Creative Mommy!

Unknown said...

Yum, I love bothe of these things. Thank you for sharing at my party.
Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

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