Whipped Cream Pound Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes one 10-inch tube cake ; serves


    or more
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

Jean Bayrock, a fellow former summer student at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, swears by this pound cake recipe, which is made without butter. Instead, a pint of cream is whipped and folded into the batter. Though it sounds wildly rich, this cake actually contains only half the fat and half the calories of a typical butter pound cake.

The finished cake has a much lighter texture and slightly looser crumb than a traditional pound cake. It’s different and ve