Chocolate Pound Cake

This classic Southern Chocolate Pound Cake recipe is a simple and easy dessert that comes together with just a handful of basic pantry staples. The end result is a rich chocolate cake with a moist crumb and a crisp exterior. Add fresh berries and whipped cream for a treat that's perfect for any occasion -- from Valentine's Day to birthdays, cookouts to Sunday suppers with family!

1 c salted butter
3 c granulated sugar
1 t instant coffee granules
1/4 c warm water
1 1/4 c buttermilk
2 t vanilla extract
2 1/2 c all purpose flour
1 c unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 t salt
1/2 t baking powder
6 eggs
powdered sugar ( for dusting )
  • Preheat oven to 325° F.