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Easy Pound Cake Recipe

Use pre made pound cake box mixes to create this amazing Valentine's Day idea!
Course: Easy Pound Cake Recipe
Author: Jennifer


  • 2 boxes Pound Cake mix
  • 1/2 cup Butter softened
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup Milk
  • red food coloring
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Milk


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Spray loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Prepare your first pound cake following box directions. Add food coloring to get good pink color in batter.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes (about 10 less than box directions.
  • Let cool on rack for an hour.
  • Remove cake from pan and refrigerate for several hours.
  • Slice cold cake into slices no thicker than your cookie cutter.
  • Use cookie cutter to cut heart shapes from each aand stack to side.
  • Prepare the other box of pound cake mix following box directions.
  • Spray loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Pour 1/4" of batter in the bottom.
  • Place your heart cut-outs down the middle, keeping them straight and together.
  • Pour remaining batter over the heart cut-outs in the pan. Ensure it gets down the sides and covers the top. (There will be a lot of batter left!)
  • Bake according to box directions.
  • Let cool on rack for an hour.
  • Remove from pan and place on platter.
  • In a medium bowl, put powdered sugar and slowly add milk until desired consistency is reached.
  • Drizzle icing over cake and serve.