Banana Pudding Cream Cheese Pound Cake

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This Banana Pudding Cream Cheese Pound Cake recipe has the tastiest twist with the classic Southern flavors of banana pudding in a pound cake. The cake has a moist and rich texture with a beautiful dense crumb to it just like the way a pound cake should be. Banana pudding cake recipe can never go out of style. What can be a better way other than combining two desserts together? No matter what the occasion, this easy pound cake recipe will steal your guests’ hearts. There is something very pleasurably tasty yet healthy when you combine bananas in cake recipes. The rich texture of banana adds thickness to desserts, especially in cakes. Bananas are a good source of potassium which helps maintain blood pressure levels and heart functioning. This pound cake tastes so good it could become your family favorite dessert of all seasons.

Cake recipes with cream cheese also tenderize the gluten in the batter and yield a great structure to the cake regarding taste. Cream cheese is also very refreshing when added to cake recipes because of its incredible taste from the tanginess in it. As the cake comes out golden brown from the oven, it is ready to be devoured, or you can frost it depending on how your guests prefer it. Fun and easy baking recipes are ideal to make for any occasion including birthdays or anniversaries. It's always good to have simple baking recipes handy as a last minute dessert option. For this recipe, you have to use the firm cream cheese that comes in a package as opposed to the whipped cream cheese that you get in a tub.

Back in those days, Pound cakes traditionally called for a pound of butter, sugar and flour each and that's why it is called as 'Pound cake.' Today, however, pound cakes have many variations and proportions to the recipe. Pound cake recipes over the years have changed so much, and there is no right or wrong recipe for making a pound cake. To make a perfect pound cake always separate the eggs and only fold in the yolks first. Beat the egg whites till frothy and slowly fold into the batter in the end just before you put the batter into the oven. Doing so will result in a delicious cake just the way you want it. Baking cakes are not all that complicated especially if you have the best cake recipes on hand. Alternately, you can add vanilla bean paste to the batter to make it more flavorsome.

Thank you to Melissa Sparka at the Melissa's Southern Kitchen food blog for sharing this irresistible Banana Pudding Cream Cheese Pound Cake recipe with us. Melissa shares her love for baking through her website where you can find many fun and easy baking recipes. Do visit Melissa's blog for other simple baking recipes. This Pound Cake recipe is luscious and tastes so good you won't stop raving about it. Make this recipe today for friends and family!

Nutrition Facts for: Banana Pudding Cream Cheese Pound Cake from Melissa's Southern Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, banana cream pudding mix, salt, baking soda, baking powder, granulated sugar, butter, cream cheese, bananas, eggs, pure vanilla extract, powdered sugar, heavy cream, vanilla wafers.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet.* The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 356, Calories from Fat 82, Total Fat 9.1g 14%, Saturated Fat 4.9g 24%, Cholesterol 93mg 31%, Sodium 75mg 3%, Potassium 73mg 2%, Carbohydrates 64.5g 22%, Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%, Sugars 45.7g, Protein 6.0g, Vitamin A 7%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 3%, Iron 9%

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