Strawberry Pound Cake

What is Strawberry Pound Cake?

This easy cake recipe is dense, tender, and so moist. It's loaded with fresh strawberry flavor and topped with delicious strawberry icing!

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Puree the Strawberries

Puree the strawberries in a food processor until smooth.

Reduce the Puree

Cook in a saucepan for 20-25 minutes or until reduced by half. Then cool to room temperature.

Make the Cake

Beat the butter and sugar together on medium speed for about 5 minutes.

Add the Eggs

Add eggs one at a time, mixing to incorporate after each addition.

Add the Dry Ingredients

Reduce the mixing speed to low and carefully mix in the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Add Some Flavor

Mix in the strawberry and vanilla extracts, milk, ¾ cup of the strawberry reduction, and the gel icing color.


Spread the batter evenly into a prepared bundt pan and bake. Then let cool completely.

Make the Icing

Heat butter, sugar, heavy whipping cream, strawberry reduction, vanilla extract, honey, and gel icing color in a small saucepan.

Bring to a Boil

Bring the mixture to a boil for 3 minutes. Then pour it into a heat-proof glass bow and cool for 5-10 minutes.

Ice the Cake

Add 3/4 cup powdered sugar. Whisk until smooth. Then drizzle the warm icing over the cake.


Serve with fresh fruit, whipped cream, or ice cream, and enjoy!

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