Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup butter, softened 4-ounces (1/2 of an 8-ounce package) cream cheese, softened

  2. 3/4 cup granulated sugar

  3. 2 large eggs

  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  5. 1 cup all-purpose flour

  6. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  7. 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Chocolate Chip Glaze:

  8. 2/3 cup chocolate chips

  9. 2 teaspoons vegetable shortening

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease and flour 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan; set aside. For Pound Cake: Beat butter, cream cheese and sugar in medium bowl until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Stir in flour and baking powder; stir in 1 cup chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until cake pulls away from sides of pan. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack. For Chocolate Chip Glaze: Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 seconds to 1 minute or until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Spread over top of cake, allowing glaze to run down sides. Cool completely.


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