The Francene Marie Show

Saturday 6:00am-7:00am

Geneva Potts Pund Cake Recipe

When you find a great base recipe for your cream cheese pound cake, you build upon that treasure. As Halloween is creeping around the corner, I could of swore I saw Halloween candy in the stores already. That’s where Ms. Geneva Potts, pound cake comes into play. For this recipe below I will be adding 2 tablespoons of pumpkin spice to the batter, but feel free to add as much as you’d like.

Try this recipe, I am sure it will be a hit with your family or eat the whole thing by yourself.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

You will need:

6 Brown Eggs

3 Sticks of Sweet Cream Salted Butter

1 – 8 oz. Package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese

½ Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

3 Cups of Cake Flour

3 Cups of Sugar

Baking Spray with Flour

16 oz. Can of Betty Crocker Cream Cheese or Butter Cream Frosting

Follow these instructions for a perfectly baked cake.

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees

2. Eggs, butter and cream cheese should be room temperature

3. Mix the 3 sticks of butter, cream cheese and sugar in mixing bowl (electric mixers work best, mix well)

4. Add salt and vanilla extract (mix well)

5. While the mixer is still mixing, add in 2 eggs and then 1 cup of flour, mix well

6. Add in 2 more eggs and then add 2nd cup of flour, mix well

7. Add in last 2 eggs and then add the 3rd cup of flour, mix well

8. Mix all ingredients on high speed for about 4 or 5 minutes or until the batter is creamy almost whipped like. This is where you can add your 1 teaspoon of pumpkin spice powder.

9. Spray cake pan (I use a Bundt cake pan)

10. Pour batter in cake pan and bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes

11. Remove cake from oven, let cool.

12. Heat icing over medium heat until smooth and pour over cake.

Now it’s time to enjoy this beautiful creation! Thank you Geneva!

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,