What should I make for dinner tonight? This might just be the number one question that we ask ourselves almost daily over here.
Then you have come to the right place, we have rounded up 15 pound bundt cake recipes scratch that we have shared over the years.
Plus, there is such a variety of flavours in these recipes, so you are sure to find something for you. Most of these recipes are quick and easy ones made especially for busy weeknights.
15 Pound Bundt Cake Recipes Scratch
What is the secret to a good pound cake?
“Pound cake should be light, with a finely textured, moist, and even crumb,” says Claire Saffitz, BA’s associate food editor and baker extraordinaire. She has created, tested, and made dozens of pound cakes, plus she’s well-versed in the science of baking (yep, it’s a science).
Is bundt cake and pound cake the same?
What’s the Difference in a Pound Cake and a Bundt Cake? As I mentioned above, any cake can be a bundt cake, so long as it is baked in a bundt pan. Pound cakes are a little bit different. Pound cakes are traditionally dense and were originally made with a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour.
Can you use a Bundt pan for pound cake?
A bundt pan has decorative sides and tops that range from ridges to fruit, or other still life scenes. It is usually used for pound cake and other dense moist cakes such a coffee cakes. Pound cake batter has a lot more moisture than a standard cake batter due to all the butter, milk and eggs.
What makes pound cake more moist?
Adding buttermilk, sour cream, or cream cheese gives more moisture and flavor to the cake. The acid in buttermilk and sour cream produces a very fine crumb because it tenderizes the gluten in the flour. Sour cream and cream cheese add so much richness that cakes made with them are super moist and almost springy.
What is the best flour for pound cake?
Do you sift flour for pound cake?
If you don’t have cake flour on hand you can make a substitute. Sift together 1 3/4 cups of All-Purpose Flour and 1/4 cup of cornstarch. Then measure out the 1 3/4 cups you need for the recipe.
Can I use a regular cake mix in a Bundt pan?
Can You Make Boxed Cake Mix in a Bundt Pan? Technically, yes. Your biggest challenge is going to be making sure that you have the right amount of batter to properly fill the Bundt pan.
Why is my pound cake heavy?
Why is my cake so dense and heavy? Chances are not enough air was incorporated into the butter and sugar. This could be because the creaming time wasn’t long enough, or because the sugar, eggs or flour were incorporated too quickly.
Why are bundt cakes so moist?
Because of a Bundt pan’s unique shape, recipes must be extremely moist, as plenty of the cake’s surface will be exposed to higher temperatures than normal. Bundt pans also require every nook and cranny to be well-greased and floured to make the transferring process easier and to prevent uneven cooking distributions.
Should I use salted or unsalted butter for pound cake?
How full should you fill a Bundt pan?
Filling the Pan
How much batter should go into a Bundt pan? Broadly speaking, a classic 10-cup pan should contain enough batter to reach the two-thirds mark, but should be no more than three-quarters full.
Why does my pound cake crack on top?
Pound cakes often have cracked tops because the batter is so dense. The exterior of the cake cooks first, which can cause the batter to rise up and crack in the center. How to prevent a crack: If you really can’t stand cracks, bake the cake in a tube pan, rather than a loaf pan.