Pound cake is proof that something old can be new again. From heirloom recipes to current variations, the Ultimate Pound Cakes classic recipe collection of over 85 recipes will give you a treasure trove to choose from for years to come. Holidays, special occasions, or weeknight suppers, these test-kitchen approved, home-baked cakes are always a welcome surprise for family and friends. They also make fabulous gifts.
The pound cake, with its original recipe of a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour, has grown from its early 18th century English origin to a virtual variety of show of flavors with sour cream, chocolate, caramel, and spice to name a few. From tube cakes to mini loaves, this beautiful selection of recipes will enhance your table with delicious desserts for years to come!