Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.

Brown Sugar Caramel Pound Cake

Sharing is caring!

Welcome, dear readers, to a magical soiree at “Life with Jeviko”! Today, we’re venturing together through the rich, velvety worlds woven within a Brown Sugar Caramel Pound Cake. Not just observers, today you become fellow bakers in my warm, aromatic kitchen, where ordinary ingredients metamorphose into an extravagant celebration of caramel and brown sugar. Ready to craft, jubilate, and revel in sweetness? Whenever your culinary spirit seeks more

Embarking on a Culinary Adventure That Sings to the Soul!

Envision this: a tranquil Sunday, the soft murmur of the oven, and the intoxicating scent of caramel tenderly permeating every nook and cranny of your abode, transforming every mundane moment into an exceptionally delectable memory. Our Brown Sugar Caramel Pound Cake isn’t just a dessert; it’s an epitome of love, a festive embrace of tradition, and a vessel to forge sweet, everlasting moments with our loved ones.

This cake tells tales of grandmothers’ kitchens and snug family assemblies. With every bite, immerse yourself in a wave of caramel and brown sugar that gracefully pirouettes between being sumptuously sweet and enticingly understated. A concert of flavors that’s as heartwarming as it is opulent!

Why Might a Pound Cake Turn Dense?
Overmixing the batter, which deflates the eggs, can yield a dense, heavy pound cake. Gentle mixing until just combined and observing the baking time keenly promises a fluffier texture.

Can White Sugar Replace Brown Sugar?
Certainly! Replacing brown sugar with white will work, but be mindful that the moistness and rich molasses note from brown sugar will be missed, slightly tweaking flavor and texture.

How Should the Cake be Stored for Freshness?
Preserving its freshness involves storing your pound cake in an airtight container at room temperature, ensuring it lingers in its peak state for 3-4 days. For prolonged enjoyment, consider refrigeration or freezing, carefully wrapped to fend off dryness.

Alternative Pan Options?
Absolutely! Different pan sizes can be employed instead of a Bundt pan. However, altering pan size can impact baking time. A loaf or rectangular pan may serve as viable substitutes, with adjusted baking times and vigilant watch towards the finale to avert overbaking.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Baking Time: 75-90 minutes
Total Time: 2.5 – 3 hours


  • For the Cake:
  • 2 cups Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 5 Large Eggs
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Whole Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • For the Caramel Drizzle:
  • 1 cup Light Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (1 stick)
  • 1/4 cup Milk (choose whole milk or a lighter version)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • A pinch of Salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C) and generously butter and flour a Bundt pan, ensuring a smooth departure for your cake post-baking.
  2. In a capacious bowl, amalgamate the butter, shortening, and both sugars, beating until they cascade into a fluffy, airy ensemble.
  3. Gently incorporate the eggs one after the other, ensuring each is entirely assimilated before introducing the next, crafting a rich, consistent base.
  4. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a distinct bowl, and cautiously introduce to the wet mixture, alternately with milk, commencing and concluding with the dry ingredients to promise a smooth, lump-free concoction.
  5. Delicately blend in the vanilla extract, ensuring its aromatic essence is harmoniously distributed throughout the batter.
  6. Transfer the batter into your prepared Bundt pan, guiding it into the oven. Permit it to bake for 75-90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted serenely emerges clean or with a few moist crumbs.
  7. Allow the cake a 15-minute respite in the pan, before ushering it onto a wire rack to cool completely, letting the flavors intimately entwine.
  8. Caramel Concoction: In a saucepan, melt brown sugar and butter over medium heat, allowing it to gently bubble into a lush, amber liquid over approximately 2 minutes.
  9. Gently usher in the milk, returning the mixture to a delicate boil to slightly thicken.
  10. Withdraw from heat, introducing vanilla and a pinch of salt, stirring into unity. Allow a few moments of cooling before tenderly cascading it over your cooled cake, forming a shimmering cascade of sweet caramel.
  • Your Brown Sugar Caramel Pound Cake is now a melodious array of flavors, ready to beguile every palate. Each slice is a symphonic ensemble, where the soft crumb of the cake and the luscious caramel engage in a delightful dance, creating a festival of flavors with each morsel.

Cooking Tips:

  • Consider the addition of warm spices like cinnamon or nutmeg to the batter, infusing an extra aromatic sweetness and embracing coziness in every bite.
  • Ensure your butter is room-temperature, facilitating a dreamy, smooth batter and a texture that’s both feather-light and richly luxurious.
  • Introduce eggs that have been cracked into a separate bowl, eliminating the risk of shell fragments and ensuring top-quality eggs.
  • Sift your flour and dry ingredients to allow gentle amalgamation with the batter, promising a cake that’s both wonderfully light and tender.
  • Be meticulous in greasing and flouring your Bundt pan, ensuring every crevice is attended to, promising a flawless release and a stunning, delicious Bundt cake!

Sharing is caring!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sharing is Caring

Help spread the word. You're awesome for doing it!