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Simple Butter Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Simple Butter Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze


2¾ cups sugar
¾ cup salted butter, softened
¾ cup shortening
2 tsp. vanilla extract
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
¾ cup evaporated milk
¼ cup sour cream

For the Glaze:
4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
4 Tbsp salted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups – 2 cups powdered sugar
6 Tbsp milk (more or less to reach desired consistency)
1 tsp vanilla extract


For the cake:
Preheat oven to 325°F.
Cream together the sugar, butter and shortening until smooth then beat in vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, until fluffy.
In a separate bowl, sift together the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, and salt). Add this flour mixture and the evaporated milk to the original mixture alternately. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed, then fold in the sour cream.
Pour the batter into a prepared bundt pan. Bake at 325°F until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean (35-45 minutes – but check at 35 minutes!).
Flip onto a cooling rack and allow it to cool for at least 1 hour.

For the glaze:
In a medium mixing bowl, on medium speed, blend together the cream cheese and butter until well combine and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
Add in 1 1/2 cups of sugar and vanilla; mix about 1 minute until well combine. Add the milk and possibly more sugar – until you get a consistency you like. I prefer the glaze pretty thick and creamy.
Pour/drizzle over the finished cake and enjoy

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?