Best of Summer Pound Cakes
Citrus and mint add summertime freshness to this show-stopping dessert. We like to purchase fresh mint in the 1-oz. packages so that there’s enough mint sprigs left for garnishing. As any Southern foodie knows, it’s as much about the flavor as it is the presentation!!
Everyone loves banana pudding – especially our readers who rated this recipe as "perfectly delicious for any occasion"! Sliced pound cake adds an unexpected update to take this classic summer dessert over the top. We recommend the Million Dollar Pound Cake for layering up the flavor.
- Recipe: Pound Cake Banana Pudding
Cupcakes are making a comeback, especially with recipes like this featuring Browned Butter Frosting. These easily transported mini desserts are perfect for kids or for the young at heart!
We love this classic pound cake recipe for its tender crumb. To tap into summer flavor, we’ve paired this recipe with sweetened cream and fresh sliced peaches from our local farm stand.
One of our most requested recipes – lemon geranium leaves add a flavorful twist to traditional lemon pound cake. Farmer’s markets are a great source for fresh leaves or harvest your own from container garden varieties. Lemon Crispum is one of the most widely used geraniums in cooking applications!
- Recipe: Lemon Geranium Pound Cake
Purchase pound cake from a bakery or a frozen loaf pound cake to save time. Or bake your favorite, and freeze it the weekend before. Thaw frozen cake in refrigerator overnight.
- Recipe: Pound Cake French Toast
Pound cake meets peaches in this simple layered dessert which received rave reviews from our readers. Talk about a show-stopping presentation! The pound cake flavors marry with the juiciness of the peaches to create a delicious make-ahead summertime treat.
- Recipe: Georgia Peach Trifle
Talk about jazzed up pound cake! We thought pound cake couldn’t get any better until we tasted this grilled recipe. Grilling adds sweetness by caramelizing the sugar in the pound cake. Try with our Lemon Pound Cake recipe or in a pinch, opt for the convenience of store-bought pound cake.
- Recipe: Cream-Filled Grilled Pound Cake