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Dulce de Leche Pound Cake

Dulce de Leche Pound Cake

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An easy-to-make and different pound cake.

  • Total Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8


  • 180 grams of butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of Dulce de Leche or 140 grams
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F or 180C.
  2. In a large bowl with the mixer at medium speed, mix butter, Dulce de Leche, and sugar until creamy. Add the vanilla, beat until incorporated, and add the eggs one by one beating well in between until fully incorporated.
    Dulce de leche and flour
  3. Add flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon and beat at low speed until just mixed.
    Pound cake dough
  4. Pour into the buttered pan.
    Doug for the Dulce de Leche pound cake raw
  5. Bake for 60-65 minutes or until a stick comes out clean. Allow cooling for at least 20 minutes in the pan. Unmold, let cool completely, cut, and serve.
    Dulce de Leche Pound CakeDulce de Leche Pound Cake


Variation with cream cheese,

  • 1 package (8 oz.) of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk

Beat the cream cheese, egg, sugar, and milk until a thick paste.
Place 1/3 of the cake mixture on the cake pan. Add half of the cream cheese mixture, another 1/3 of the batter, and the rest of the cream cheese, and finish with the mixture. With a knife, create some waves.
Bake for 60-65 minutes until golden brown, and when a stick is buried in the center, it comes out clean.
Allow cooling completely before unmolding, cutting, and serving.
Dulce de Leche Pound Cake

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Cake
  • Method: Bake