Yield: 12

Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Chocolate Pound Cake makes a delicious pound cake you'll love to serve for special occasions, celebrations, or just because. Get this family-favorite chocolate pound cake recipe to share with your family.
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  • 3 sticks butter 1½ cups
  • 1 8- ounce package cream cheese
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare bundt or tube pan and set aside.
  2. Let butter, cream cheese, and eggs come to room temperature.
  3. Cream together butter, cream cheese and sugar til fluffy. Add eggs one at a time. Add flour, cocoa powder, salt and vanilla.
  4. Mix until just well-combined but do not over mix.
  5. Pour into prepared bundt or tube pan.
  6. Bake until golden brown and skewer inserted into middle of cake comes out clean, about 1 and half hours.

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