Recipes: Easter Pound Cake

Recipes: Easter Pound Cake

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Easter Pound Cake
  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:45 minutes
  • Serves:8

Here's a speed scratch recipe that begins with a prepared pound cake, then takes it to a whole new level of lusciousness with some additional ingredients.

Why Try? You want something really special for your Easter dinner table, but you don't want to stress. This "speed scratch" recipe idea fills the bill.


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Allowing the raspberry sauce to spill over the sides adds tons of visual appeal.


Pound cake, baked in an angel food cake pan.
1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
1 10-ounce package frozen raspberries
2 cups fresh raspberries

3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 eggs, beaten
Zest & juice of 1 lemon
Zest & juice of 1 orange
2 tablespoons flour


Bake a pound cake in an angel food cake pan according to package directions.
In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, eggs, lemon zest and juice, orange zest and juice and flour.
Cook in the top of a double boiler until thick. Cool and fold in whipped cream.
Chill in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.
Blend frozen raspberries in a blender, strain, add sugar if necessary. Stir in the fresh raspberries.
Slice the cake in half lengthwise and pour the filling over the bottom half. Place the top half back on and pour the raspberries over the top of the cake letting it spill over the sides.

Nutritional Information

Calories 431, Carbohydrates 57g, Cholesterol 88mg, Fat 21g, Fat Calories 190, Fiber 4g, Protein 6g, Saturated Fat 7g, Sodium 170mg. Daily Values: Calcium 65.77mg 7%, Phos 110.46mg 11%, Copper 0.11mg 6%, Zinc 0.69mg 5%, Panto 0.48mg 5%, Biotin 4.3mcg 1433%, Iodine 11.43mcg 8%, Magnesium 23.01mg 6%, Iron 1.42mg 8%, Vitamin B6 4%, Vitamin C 45%, Vitamin B12 3%, Vitamin D 5%, Vit E-a-Toco 3%, Vitamin A 12%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.