This pound cake recipe is so good it doesn’t even need the glaze – enjoy with or without it! Grab that bottle of Cheerwine Syrup – you’re gonna be baking this Cheerwine Pound Cake this weekend!


For Cake

For Glaze (optional)


For Cake

Preheat oven to 325ºF. Add butter and shortening to stand mixer and mix on medium speed for one minute. Add sugar and mix for another minute until combined. Turn mixer to low and add eggs, one at a time. Mix well, then add vanilla and Cheerwine Syrup. Start adding flour and Cheerwine, alternating between the two. Scrape sides of the bowl as needed.

Spray fluted cake pan with nonstick spray and flour the inside. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Cool cake in the pan on a cooling rack for at least one hour before turning out.

For Glaze

Mix glaze ingredients well and pour over completely cooled cake.