Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Strawberry Swirl Cake - cream cheese pound cake swirled with strawberry glaze!

By Carrie Sellman, The Cake Blog

[post_ads]Sweet, delicate and delicious.  Fresh berries might just be one of the best perks that summer has to offer.  Besides the extra long days filled with sunshine, family roadtrips and endless opportunities to BBQ, that is.  With strawberry season in full swing, there’s no better time for today’s featured cake recipe.  A decadently-dense cream cheese pound cake, while perfectly delightful all on its own, surprises us with an extra touch of something sweet — strawberry glaze.  Yes, little swirls of strawberry glaze are baked up right inside this cake, adding a little pop of red and a whole lot of flavor, taking this cake recipe from everyday to special day.  It would delight mom this Mother’s Day or make a beautiful centerpiece at your Memorial Day celebration.

It comes to us from the new book, Simply Sweet ColorCakes, a collection of wow-worthy desserts anyone cake make.  This handy book includes over 125 colorful cakes, cookies, cupcakes and more — all featuring vivid colors and and eye-catching presentations.  Inside the pages you’ll find everything from the traditional rainbow cake to an orange ombre cake, tie-dyed cupcakes, vibrant bar cookies, cake pops of every color and more.  Perfect for summer party season, you’ll find oodles of inspiring ideas paired with helpful shortcuts, keeping project time at a minimum, enabling you to easily recreate these ideas at home.

Enjoy this Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake!

(makes 12 servings)

Hands-On Time:
25 min.
Total Time: 2 hours, 35 min.


  • 1½ cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup strawberry glaze
  • fresh strawberries and sifted powdered sugar for garnish



  • Preheat oven to 350°.  Grease and flour a 10-inch  (14-cup) tube pan.  Beat butter at medium speed with  a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy.  Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.  Add cream cheese, beating until creamy.  Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
  • Gradually add flour to butter mixture.  Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition, stopping to scrape bowl as needed.  Stir in almond and vanilla extracts.  Pour one-third of batter into prepared pan.  Dollop 8 rounded teaspoonfuls strawberry glaze over batter, and swirl with wooden skewer.  Repeat procedure once, and top with remaining third of batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 1 hour).

NOTE: We tested with Marzetti Glaze for Strawberries.

See More At: The Cake Blog


Note: If you think this story need more information or correction, feel free to comment below your opinion and reaction.
Like & Follow to Stay Updated ...

|Featured Content_$type=three$c=3$l=0$m=0$s=hide$rm=0


4th of July,7,Accessories,24,Anniversary Cake,11,Baby Shower Cake,29,Banana Cakes,3,Birthday Cake,112,Blueberry Cake,18,Bread,23,Brownie,17,Bundt Cake,34,Butter Cake,55,Cake Decorating,115,Caramel Cake,8,Carrot Cake,28,Ceremonial Cake,9,Cheesecakes,279,Chiffon Cake,5,Chocolate Cake,436,Christmas Cake,39,Coconut Cake,26,Coffee Cake,16,Cookies,42,Cupcake,341,Doughnuts,4,Easter,1,Father's Day Cake,5,Featured,3,Features,63,Fruitcake,70,Graduation Cake,2,Halloween Cake,17,Ice cream Cake,28,Layer Cake,104,Lemon Cake,33,Mango Cake,3,Marshmallow,4,Mousse,3,Muffins,11,Mug Cake,14,Pancake,23,Panna Cotta,3,Pastry,7,Pie,50,Plum Cake,1,Poke Cake,10,Pound Cake,60,Protein Bars,2,Pudding,10,Pumpkin Cake,56,Recipe,1094,Sheet Cake,21,Special Cake,627,Sponge Cake,16,Strawberry Cake,26,Tarts,17,Thanksgiving Cake,16,Traditional Cake,4,Valentine's Day Cake,15,Vanilla Cake,20,Waffles,4,Wedding Cake,549,
Cake Magazine: Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Strawberry Swirl Cake - cream cheese pound cake swirled with strawberry glaze!
Cake Magazine
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy