Chocolate Pound Cake

Recipe By Tessa Arias
June 22nd, 2015

Ultra rich, fudgy, and loaded with chocolate flavor, this Chocolate Pound Cake recipe is as easy as it is scrumptious!

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: Super ultra chocolaty which I personally think is about 1,000 times more flavorful than plain pound cake!
Texture: Ridiculously rich, fudgy, and dense without being too much.
Ease: Super easy and totally doable.
Appearance: The glaze makes each slice look so elegant.
Pros: Simple, rich, and versatile recipe. You can serve this cake all on its own, or a multitude of other ways.
Cons: None!
Would I make this again? Mmmhmm.

This Chocolate Pound Cake recipe is ultra rich, fudgy, and loaded with chocolate flavor!

Sometimes it’s the simplest things in life that are the best. Take this Chocolate Pound Cake recipe as an example. It’s a basic yet rich cake batter that’s baked in a loaf pan and covered with a simple glaze. There’s no special equipment, no laborious decorating, and you’re not dirtying every mixing bowl in your kitchen. It’s simple yet scrumptious. Pound cake is rich and dense on its own, but when you add chocolate to the mix not only does it elevate the cake to a whole new flavor level, but it ends up falling somewhere in between fudgy brownie and moist cake. It doesn’t get much better than that!

You can serve this cake with some fresh whipped cream or even ice cream to take it to a whole new realm of deliciousness. I personally love it with fresh berries. If you cut the slices into cubes, it makes a perfect addition to any trifle!
Decadent chocolate pound cake recipe!

The full Chocolate Pound Cake recipe can be found on Imperial Sugar’s website!

This post was written by me on behalf of Imperial Sugar. All text, photos, and opinions provided are my own.

Ultra rich, fudgy, and loaded with chocolate flavor! Insanely good!
Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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    Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness — June 22, 2015 at 4:19 am

    Can you believe that I have never eaten a pound cake. Like, EVER?
    I know, worst food blogger award goes to me! BUT all that glaze and chocolate goodness? My tired-Monday-self needs a pick-me-up slice! Pinned!

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    Katja — June 22, 2015 at 6:53 am

    Oh gosh, with this sort of posts I have to keep on baking! This looks again so great! I just tried your Ultimate Brownies and loved them so much, I have to try this too and compare the chocolatery flavour and fudginess…..

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    June @ How to Philosophize with Cake — June 22, 2015 at 7:32 am

    Wow that looks so rich and chocolaty! You’re right, sometimes simple things are just fine–this looks like no exception 🙂

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    Linda — June 22, 2015 at 9:47 am

    Looks so moist and delicious!! 🙂

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    Gaby — June 23, 2015 at 9:29 am

    If there is one thing I love more then pound cake….it’s chocolate pound cake!!

  6. #
    Reduceri haine — June 24, 2015 at 6:41 am

    It looks very very delicious!

  7. #
    Ada — June 24, 2015 at 8:24 am

    Just made it. Why does mine look nothing like yours? It cracked on top ;o/

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    lubna ansari — August 3, 2015 at 4:13 am

    hi what can i put instead of corn syrup.You did not put any baking powder .how will the cake rise?plz reply.

  9. #
    Annabelle — October 15, 2016 at 9:04 pm

    Hey Tess:
    Where is the recipe?

  10. #
    Jenn — June 30, 2019 at 9:50 am

    Do you have a variation of this recipe that is just a plain butter pound cake?

  11. #
    Julie — January 15, 2020 at 9:53 pm

    Cannot see the recipe?

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