Legend has it pound cakes were once as straightforward to make as “a pound of this and a pound of that.” Our easy pound cake recipes are a little more refined. Try a twist on the easy pound cake recipe to make fruity desserts, lemon cakes, chocolate and versions of banana bread and coffee cakes. Making our easy pound cake recipes is simple! One thing hasn’t changed: Making a pound cake is easy! Although if you’d like some baking basics, we’ve got those, too—as well as tips on how to freeze home-baked goods.