pumpkin pound cake recipe

Pumpkin Pound Cake

Pumpkin Pound Cake is an easy made-from-scratch breakfast treat or dessert that takes just a few minutes to make and looks as beautiful as it tastes! This Pumpkin Pound Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Glaze will become your favorite fall staple with just one bite!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy pound cake recipe, fall pound cake, pumpkin pound cake recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cool 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 349 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 15 ounces can pumpkin
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees and prepare loaf pan {spray generously to grease}.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat butter until light in color {about 3 minutes}. Gradually incorporate sugar, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla until fluffy/smooth.
  3. Add eggs one at a time on low, careful not to overbeat.
  4. Alternate adding flour and milk until smooth.
  5. Pour into loaf pan allowing space to compensate for rise {discard or use excess batter in mini loaf pans} and bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick comes clean.
  6. Allow to cool 10 minutes. Remove from loaf pan and allow to rest before adding optional cream cheese glaze.

Recipe Notes



Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 349 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 135mg4%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 6072IU121%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.