A lighter yogurt pound cake that replaces 1/2 the butter of your typical pound cake recipe with yogurt. Be sure that your butter and eggs are at room temperature before making this cake batter.
Nutritional Estimates Per Serving when made with nonfat plain yogurt 1 slice): 238 calories, 9.6 g fat, 34.2 g carbs, 0.6 g fiber, 4.0 g protein and 6 WW PointsPlus value
*Mace, the outer covering of a nutmeg, is the traditional flavoring for pound cake. Don't have. Used a little Penzeys baking spice
Orange Pound Cake: Omit the mace. Add the zest of one medium naval orange and substitute orange extract for the vanilla
Lemon Pound Cake: Omit the mace. Add the zest of one lemon and substitute 2 teaspoons lemon extract for the vanilla
Honey Spice Pound Cake: Decrease sugar to 3/4 cup and add 1/4 cup honey. Omit mace and vanilla. Add 1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
Ginger Pound Cake: Substitute 2 teaspoons ground ginger for the spices in the Honey spice Pound Cake variation.
Honey Vanilla Pound Cake: Add 2 tablespoons honey and 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Polenta Pound Cake: Substitute 1 cup polenta for 1 cup flour
Nut Pound Cake: Substitute 1 cup nut meal or flour for 1 cup of flour and use 1 cup all purpose flour for the remaining cup.