Around my house, everyone’s favorite part of the meal is always dessert. I have always loved to bake with my family, and especially love teaching my grandchildren how to bake. A simple and delicious recipe that is perfect for baking with children is Miss Jo’s Whipping Cream Pound Cake. Miss Jo was a dear lady in my childhood church who was known as The Pound Cake Lady. When her health began to decline, her daughter shared her iconic pound cake recipe with me. I am so grateful to share Miss Jo’s legacy of kindness, through her recipe.
I have been making that treasured cake for years. Pound cake is a wonderfully easy dessert that is perfect for any time of year. You can get creative and give it your own spin that will make it fit for any occasion or season.
One way that I often prepare pound cake is to bake it in small ovenproof bowls or ramekins. Be sure to only fill each bowl two-thirds full with batter so it does not overflow when the cake rises! These smaller cakes will not require as much baking time as a regular size cake, so adjust your time accordingly. These individual cakes are the perfect portion size for dessert.
I have also made domed pound cakes. This beautiful dome effect is achieved by baking the cake in an ovenproof glass bowl.
There are many ways to serve your pound cake. You can top it with icing, fresh fruit, or a dollop of homemade whipped cream. No matter how you prepare this timeless dessert, I hope you gather around the table with loved ones and enjoy it together.
Find the recipe and a how to video.
How do you serve your pound cake?