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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Chocolate Pound Cake

This Chocolate Pound Cake is a good recipe to have on hand for when that craving strikes. It's super simple to make, and you probably have everything on hand to make it!

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If you would like, you can also sprinkle a few chocolate chips over the top before baking. 

Chocolate Pound Cake
Printable recipe
Yield: 12 servings

1¼ cups all-purpose flour
⅓ cup cocoa powder
½ tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ cup (4 tbsp.) butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
¼ cup sour cream
¾ cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.

Whisk together the dry ingredients.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla.

In a separate large mixing bowl, combine the sour cream and buttermilk.

Add half of the flour mixture to the butter mixture. Beat to combine. Add the sour cream mixture. Mix well. Add the remaining flour mixture and mix well.

Spread mixture into the prepared pan. Bake for 55 minutes.

Remove from the oven to a cooling rack and allow to cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Remove from the pan and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.

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  1. Looks great!
    Always good to have this recipe around. I can also make it as muffins :)

  2. Jamie, pound cake is by far my absolute favorite cake and....and a chocolate version sounds pretty awesome! :) Thanks for sharing your recipe - pinned and sharing! Have a happy Wednesday!

  3. Give me a loaf of that, a gallon of milk, and I'm good to go! Delicious :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  4. This looks amazing! And I really DO have everything on hand to make it. Woohoo! That is great because I am now craving a big hunk of this cake!
    Kristin from

  5. Hi Jamie! Thanks for sharing these delicious chocolate desserts! They look so yummy! Blessings from Bama!

  6. I love pound cake and just came to the realization that I've never baked a chocolate one. Looks like you're going to help me remedy that... ;) Thanks for the great recipe!

  7. Thank you for linking up at Family Fun Friday! Your pound cake looks delicious!

  8. "When a craving strike" (every moment of my day) thanks for sharing this with us on foodie friday. I'm certain I will be making this very soon.

  9. Your Chocolate pound cake looks great Jamie. I posted a Chocolate Pound Cake recipe this week too. I guess great minds really do think alike.

  10. oh so yummy I shared a few dishes that would be great served with it come see over at

  11. Your cake looks amazing! I'm swooning right now :) Visiting you from Family Fun Friday!

  12. Thanks so much for sharing them with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  13. Thank you so much for linking up this post to last week's The Weekend re-Treat on The Best Blog Recipes! I wanted to stop by and Pin your post to our Party Boards :) Hope to see you again this week! We've got a few changes to our party and can't wait for you to check them out!

    Shauna @ The Best Blog Recipes


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