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Quick Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This quick cream cheese pound cake gets rave reviews but it’ll be your secret that it starts with a boxed cake mix!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boxed cake mix, cream cheese, pound cake
Servings: 12 -16
Calories: 357kcal


  • 1 box butter cake mix 2-layer size
  • 8 oz cream cheese at room temp
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp almond extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 10-inch tube pan with non-stick or baking spray
  • Bring cream cheese to room temperature. (This will keep the batter from becoming lumpy.).
  • Place all ingredients in large mixing bowl.
  • Mix with electric mixer on low for one minute until all combined.
  • Mix at medium for two minutes.
  • Batter should look uniform and thick.
  • Bake at 350°F for about 45 minutes or until cake springs back when touched.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 396mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 333IU | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg