Cream Cheese Butter Cake

Preparation info
  • Serves

    9 to 12

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2014

  • About

This cake, which is similar in texture to a classic pound cake, received raves from the Beta Bakers who tested many of the recipes for this book. It evolved from my favorite pie crust, which employs cream cheese. I suspected that cream cheese would also make an excellent variation to my favorite sour cream cake. The result is a cake with a soft, fine crumb, moister than usual yet tender and light, with a flavorful tang from the cream cheese that is echoed in the lemon curd buttercream. This