Ginger Pound Cake
90 mins (prep 30, cooking 60)
9 ingredients
1 servings
I love ginger, I love pound cake, I love ginger pound cake! Maybe you will too. This is a large, moist cake--nice crust and crumb. I imagine you could omit the ginger, if you must and have a vanilla pound cake. This came from Southern Living April 2002.

Categories:  cakes , number-of-servings , <-4-hours , time-to-make , for-large-groups , dessert ,
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  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 (2 2/3 ounce) crystallized ginger, finely minced (i just weighed out about 3 ounces on a scale)
  • 2 cups unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour (lightly spooned into cup and leveled off)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (omit if butter is salted)


Serving Size (1789.6 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 8326.75 Calories from Fat 3545.37
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 393.93g 606.05%
Saturated Fat 247.09g 1235.46%
Trans Fat 15.51g %
Cholesterol 1079.48mg 359.83%
Sodium 1728.49mg 72.02%
Total Carbohydrate 1140.2g 380.07%
Dietary Fiber 13.53 g 54.12%
Sugars 758.03 g %
Protein 86.56g 173.11%
Vitamin A 11992.77IU% Vitamin C 5.13mg%
Calcium 1262.23mg% Iron 23.93mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
crystallized ginger, large eggs