20+ Loaf Cake Recipes That Are Simply Irresistible
Fact: Everything is more delicious when it's shaped like a loaf. Bread? Check. Meat? Check. Cake? Check, check, check. Put your handy dandy 9x5 loaf pan to good use with one of these beautifully rectangular desserts. From old-fashioned pound cakes and loaves made with the barest of essentials to decadent cakes with fancy ingredients and toppings, you really should bookmark this collection of our best loaf cakes — you're sure to return to it again and again.
Old-Fashioned Lemon Pound Cake
Christmas Cherry Cake
It couldn't be easier to make this simple fruit cake with fewer than 10 easy-to-find ingredients. Not only will you be proud to serve this loaf at your holiday party, it makes a great last-minute gift.
Cranberry Orange Loaf
Viennese Chocolate-Nut Cake
You need just seven ingredients to make this delicious cake: margarine, white sugar, eggs, flour, cornstarch, ground hazelnuts, and unsweetened cocoa powder.
Oreo Loaf Cake
This indulgent one-bowl cake is made with an ample amount of sour cream, which makes it irresistibly moist. Cookie lovers will come back to this recipe again and again.
Easy Lemon Curd Pound Cake
Apple Cinnamon White Cake
Grandmother's Pound Cake II
Sour Cream Lemon Pound Cake with Cherry Compote
Whipping Cream Pound Cake
One Egg Lemon Pound Cake
This old-fashioned family recipe is incredibly easy to make with kitchen staples like all-purpose flour, butter, and milk. As the title suggests, you only need one egg!
Butter Pound Cake
Here's an easy pound cake you can make with just seven ingredients: butter, eggs, sugar, all-purpose flour, heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract, and lemon extract.
Chocolate Zucchini Cake III
This top-rated cake is made moist by lemon-flavored yogurt instead of sour cream. Make it with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.
Spiced Orange Olive Oil Cake
"With just a touch of sweetness, this olive oil cake has a hint of orange zest and five-spice powder," says recipe creator ChefJackie. "If you don't eat it all the first day, cut it into cubes and layer with whipped cream and oranges, or toast and slather with honey."
Zesty Lemon Loaf
Pound Cake with Lemon Coconut Glaze
This healthier take on old-fashioned pound cake is made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil, and soy milk. A glaze made with confectioners' sugar, milk, lemon juice, and coconut flakes is the perfect finishing touch.
Yummy Lemon Coconut Loaf
Starbucks Lemon Bread
Date Loaf Cake
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