Buttery Pound Cakes

Buttery and rich, these loaves are flavored with oranges, caramel, and even rosemary.

Elvis Presley's Pound Cake

Elvis Presley's Pound Cake
Despite Elvis's worldwide fame, he never lost his down-home Southern tastes. In fact, one of his favorite sweets was this pound cake made by childhood friend Janelle McComb. Get the recipe for Elvis Presley's Pound Cake »Penny De Los Santos

Grilled Pound Cake with Basil-Plum Compote

Grilled Pound Cake with Basil-Plum Compote
The best of summer comes together in this satisfying dessert of grilled pound cake topped with a fruity, herbal compote. Get the recipe for Grilled Pound Cake with Basil-Plum Compote »Helen Rosner

Pound Cake

Pound Cake
Over the years, the formula for pound cake has evolved, making for a lighter cake. This recipe is testament to that delicious transformation. Get the recipe for Pound Cake »André Baranowski

Orange Pound Cake

Orange Pound Cake
Be sure to glaze this cake while it's still warm so that the syrup is easily absorbed. See the recipe for Orange Pound Cake »Christopher Hirsheimer

Caramel Pound Cake

Caramel Pound Cake
Although this cake is denser than its classic cousin, the addition of brown sugar to the batter and icing lends it a delicious butterscotch flavor. See the recipe for Caramel Pound Cake »Sarah Karnasiewicz

Yellow Vanilla Pound Cake

Yellow Vanilla Pound Cake
A scrumptious pound cake is a hallmark of a good Southern cook, so for ours we consulted one of the best—Edna Lewis. See the recipe for Yellow Vanilla Pound Cake »Christopher Hirsheimer

Olive Oil Quatre Quarts with Chopped Fruit

Olive Oil Quatre Quarts with Chopped Fruit
This variation on a classic French pound cake, in which ingredient quantities are determined by relative weight, uses olive oil instead of butter for a light, fresh flavor. The recipe was developed by SAVEUR contributor Nancy Harmon Jenkins, who recommends using a Polder Kitchen Scale for accurate measure. Get the recipe for Olive Oil Quatre Quarts with Chopped Fruit »Todd Coleman

Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake

Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake
A heady mixture of olive oil and preserved oranges flavors this moist, dense Sicilian dessert. Get the recipe for Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake »André Baranowski