Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

LAST UPDATED: Oct 21, 2019 | PUBLISHED: Aug 29, 2018 | By: Julie Blanner

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake recipe made with pantry staples. It’s easy, elegant and incredible, taking just 10 minutes hands on time to make with the irresistible glaze! It’s a thick, buttery, moist and dense classic with a twist.

chocolate chip pound cake recipe

With fall just around the corner, I must be subconsciously storing like a squirrel in preparation for cooler weather because I can’t stop baking no bake desserts. We have been making them all summer, but it’s time to turn the oven on for a little baking therapy!

chocolate chip pound cake recipe

I adapted my ever popular Pound Cake recipe into a Chocolate Chip Pound Cake that the girls couldn’t keep their hands off of! It’s so good, I couldn’t tell them no when they wanted to have it again for breakfast.

In fact, if you love pound cake as much as we do, be sure to check out my ultimate pound cake guide– you’ll learn everything you need to know about this incredible treat! 

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If you love chocolate chip everything, you’ll love this easy Chocolate Chip Pound Cake recipe! It’s so easy – it takes just 5 minutes hands on time and even less for a crowd to deplete!

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You can make this Chocolate Chip Pound Cake in a loaf pan, but I used this jubilee loaf pan to take it up a notch. The glaze drizzles beautifully and it feels like an elegant dessert, even if it is effortless. Shhhh, no one has to know! Either way, it makes a beautiful dessert.

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Chocolate Chip Pound Cake is delicious with my classic glaze or cream cheese glaze – it’s completely up to you! Either way, it’s a decadent treat!

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If you want to skip my tips and tricks, you can scroll below for the printable recipe card with nutrition facts, but honestly, I highly recommend you scroll right past those…some things you can’t {or shouldn’t} put a number on.

chocolate chip pound cake

If you’re looking for the best pound cake recipe, you’ve found not only one, but a series of fabulous desserts with more coming in the next couple weeks!

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Basically, it’s time to give up on waistbands and embrace all that fall has to offer!

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What kind of Chocolate Chips Should I Use for Chocolate Chip Pound Cake?

Semi-Sweet morsels will offer the most classic taste, but milk chocolate also work well.

chocolate chip pound cake recipe

What Kind of Pan Should I use to Make Pound Cake?

You can use a standard loaf pan or a decorative loaf pan like I used.

chocolate chip pound cake

Now onto the irresistable Chocolate Chip Pound Cake recipe that everyone will be asking for!

chocolate chip pound cake recipe

chocolate chip pound cake

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake recipe made with pantry staples. It's easy, elegant and incredible, taking just 10 minutes hands on time to make with the irresistible glaze! It's a thick, buttery, moist and dense classic with a twist.
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 c butter softened
  • 1 1/2 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 c flour
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Grease 1 lb loaf pan and preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat butter until light in color {about 3 minutes}. Gradually incorporate sugar and beat until fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time and blend on low.
  • Alternate adding flour and milk, add vanilla until smooth.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour into bread pan and bake one hour twenty minutes.

Notes

Fill pan 1" from top, use any excess in a small baking dish or discard.
Use the toothpick test to test if it's done. 
Should you choose to top it with glaze:
glaze
cream cheese glaze
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