Indulge in Delectable Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake

Chocolate and cookies are two things that bring people together. And when you combine these two ingredients in a pound cake, it creates something really special. I’m excited to share with you my recipe for a Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake.

As a chef specializing in British cuisine, I always aim to make dishes that evoke feelings of comfort and familiarity. This pound cake recipe does just that — it transports you back to happy moments in your childhood, where fresh baked chocolate chip cookies were waiting for you when you got home from school.

This Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake has all the flavors of a classic chocolate chip cookie, but in the form of a moist and tender pound cake. Imagine biting into a slice of rich and buttery cake with pockets of melty chocolate chips throughout. The aroma alone will draw you in, and the taste will keep you coming back for another slice.

This recipe is perfect for any occasion – whether it’s an intimate family gathering or a big birthday celebration. It’s easy to make, mouth-watering and sure to impress. So let’s get started!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake
Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake

Let’s face it, who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? That classic treat that brings joy to us all has been transformed into an irresistible pound cake perfect for any occasion. The Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake is a game-changer, and here’s why you’ll love this recipe:

Firstly, this recipe takes everything you love about your traditional chocolate chip cookie and combines it with the moist and buttery taste of pound cake. Can you imagine anything more delicious? The soft and fluffy texture of pound cake with gooey chunks of chocolate chips in every bite will send your taste buds into overdrive.

Another reason to love this recipe is because it’s straightforward to make. All you need are simple pantry ingredients that are readily available at any grocery store. No fancy technique required – just mix the ingredients together and bake.

Moreover, this Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake is versatile. It’s perfect as a dessert, snack or an indulgent breakfast treat. You can even add some fresh fruits on top and serve it as a light summer dessert.

This recipe will undoubtedly satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. Whether you’re whipping up a dessert for a special occasion or seeking comfort food after a long day, the Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake always hits the spot.

So go ahead and give this recipe a try. Trust me; your taste buds will thank you!

Ingredient List

 Indulge in a choco-licious treat with our Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake recipe!
Indulge in a choco-licious treat with our Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake recipe!

Here are all the ingredients you will need to make this delicious chocolate cookie pound cake recipe:

Dry ingredients:

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 cup of cocoa powder

Wet ingredients:

  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup of heavy whipping cream

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups of crumbled up chocolate chip cookies (about 10 or so cookies)
  • 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter, melted

Make sure to have all these items ready before starting the recipe.

The Recipe How-To

 This pound cake recipe is perfect for satisfying chocolate cravings and impressing guests.
This pound cake recipe is perfect for satisfying chocolate cravings and impressing guests.

Now, it’s time to get cooking. You’re one step closer to enjoying a delectable dessert that will impress your family and friends. Follow these steps carefully for a perfect Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake every time.

Step 1: Preheat Your Oven

First things first, preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) so it’s ready when the batter is. Don’t forget to brush some softened unsalted butter into your Bundt pan; this will prevent your cake from sticking.

Step 2: Mix the Dry Ingredients

In a separate large bowl, whisk together 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and a pinch of salt until they’re combined. Then add in 1 cup of chocolate chips and stir to distribute them evenly throughout the mixture.

Step 3: Mix the Wet Ingredients

In another bowl, mix together 2 sticks of softened unsalted butter and 1 cup of granulated sugar until they’re fluffy and creamy. Add in 4 large eggs, one at a time, fitting each egg into the batter before adding the next one. Next, add in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and beat it in.

Step 4: Combine Everything

Now it’s time to combine everything. Gradually fold the flour mixture into the butter mixture and stir until thoroughly combined. Be gentle because you don’t want to overmix your batter; this could lead to tough cake parts.

Step 5: Bake Your Cake

Pour your batter into your greased Bundt pan and smooth out its top using a spatula or spoon. Place it in your preheated oven and bake for about an hour or until it’s golden brown on top and fully set in the middle.

Step:6 Cool Your Cake

Once done, remove it from the oven carefully using mitts or thick gloves—let cool it in its pan for about ten minutes. Then spread your cooled chocolate chip cookie pound cake onto a wire rack to finish cooling off completely.

Step 7: Serve and Enjoy!

When completely cooled, dust the finished product with some sifted powdered sugar and drizzle some heavy whipping cream over the top, if desired. Cut into slices and serve or store in the fridge if you’re not quite ready to enjoy it yet.

Congratulations, you’ve just made a delicious Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake!

Substitutions and Variations

 Get ready to be transported to chocolate heaven with this rich and moist cake.
Get ready to be transported to chocolate heaven with this rich and moist cake.

I can understand wanting to mix things up a bit and make this chocolate cookie pound cake recipe uniquely yours. Here are some substitutions and variations that you can try to add your own spin to the recipe.

Firstly, you can experiment with different types of chocolate chips. For example, instead of using plain milk chocolate chips you can try using dark chocolate or white chocolate chips. You can also use chopped nuts such as walnuts or pecans for added crunch and flavor.

If you’re not a fan of cookies or don’t have any on hand, you can substitute with other types of additions like peanut butter cups, Oreo cookies or even birthday cake sprinkles!

For those who want to switch things up completely, consider making this recipe into a cream bundt cake by substituting some of the flour for cocoa powder and adding a layer of whipped cream cheese in the middle. You can even top the cream bundt with crushed Oreo cookies for an extra crunch.

Another variation worth trying would be an almond pound cake version. By replacing some of the vanilla extract with almond extract and adding chopped almonds or toasted coconut flakes to the batter.

Lastly, For those who want gluten-free options, you can use a gluten-free flour like almond flour or coconut flour instead of all-purpose flour.

With these substitutions and variations, you can personalize the classic chocolate cookie pound cake recipe however you like it!

Serving and Pairing

 Simple ingredients and easy steps, this recipe is perfect for baking beginners.
Simple ingredients and easy steps, this recipe is perfect for baking beginners.

Once your chocolate cookie pound cake is finished baking and has cooled down, it’s time to enjoy your delicious creation. This cake is perfect as a tasty treat for dessert or any time of day when you need a sweet snack.

One delightful way to serve this chocolate pound cake is with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh berries such as strawberries, raspberries or blueberries. The tartness of the berries perfectly balances the sweetness of the cake, making it an excellent pairing.

Another yummy pairing that goes well with this chocolate chip cookie pound cake is with a cold glass of milk. Dunking a slice of the cake into a refreshing glass of milk creates an indulgent treat that adults and children will love.

For an extra luxurious serving option, you can swirl some chocolate sauce on top of a slice or two of your chocolate cookie pound cake. If you want to take the flavor profile up a notch, you can also add extra chocolate chips inside the bundt cake mixture before baking.

Alternatively, you can try serving this cake with a rich vanilla ice cream, which will complement the richness of this decadent chocolate pound cake.

Enjoy your flavorful homemade Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake and have fun with experimenting different pairings!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A combination of cookies and cake? Yes, please! You won't be able to resist a second slice.
A combination of cookies and cake? Yes, please! You won’t be able to resist a second slice.

Oh man, let me tell you something. This chocolate cookie pound cake is so delicious, it’s gonna be tough to resist eating the whole thing in one go. But if you manage to save some for later, here are my tips on how to store and reheat this masterpiece.

Let’s say you want to make this chocolate chip cookie pound cake ahead of time for a big event, no worries because it stores like a champ! Once the cake has cooled completely, I recommend wrapping it tightly in foil or plastic wrap and keeping it at room temperature for up to two days. If you’re planning on storing it longer than that, put it in the fridge instead where it should hold for up to a week.

Now, when you’re ready to serve the leftover cake or eat the one you made earlier, there are a couple of ways you can reheat it. My favorite is to slice the amount of cake I want and microwave it for 15-20 seconds until warm. You could also bake the slices in the oven at 350°F/180°C for 5 minutes or so until heated through.

If you’re looking to jazz things up a bit with toppings, go for it because nothing should stop your creativity! Powdered sugar on top will add a touch of sweetness and glamor to your dessert but you can also dip slices in melted chocolate or serve them with whipped cream and berries on the side.

Now that you know how easy it is to store and reheat this cake, go ahead and enjoy every crumb of your chocolate cookie pound cake whenever you want!

Tips for Perfect Results

 This cake is a chocolate lover's dream come true, with its irresistible texture and taste.
This cake is a chocolate lover’s dream come true, with its irresistible texture and taste.

If you want the perfect chocolate cookie pound cake, there are a few tips I can share to help you achieve it.

Firstly, make sure your butter and eggs are at room temperature before using them in the recipe. Room-temperature butter will cream better with the sugar, resulting in a lighter and fluffier texture. Room-temperature eggs incorporate well into the batter, so the cake won’t feel too dense or heavy.

Another essential tip is to measure ingredients precisely. Baking requires accurate measurements, and using too much or too little of an ingredient can impact the final result significantly. Invest in a good kitchen scale if you don’t have one yet – it will make your baking life easier.

When mixing the batter, avoid overmixing. Overmixing can lead to gluten development and form tunnels inside the cake. Mix until everything is just combined, and then stop.

If your oven has hot spots, bake the cake on a position where it gets even heat. A cake baked unevenly can rise more in one area than another, leading to an uneven top.

Finally, let the pound cake cool entirely before slicing into it. The cooling process allows for any residual heat to dissipate uniformly throughout the cake. If you cut into it too soon, you might end up with a crumbly mess instead of a beautiful slice of chocolatey heaven.

Follow these tips, and I promise you’ll get excellent results every time you make this delicious chocolate cookie pound cake recipe.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this chocolate cookie pound cake recipe is sure to impress any dessert lover out there. With its decadent chocolate flavor and the perfect pound cake texture, it’s a dessert that will tantalize your taste buds like never before. Whether you’re hosting a birthday party, family gathering or just craving something sweet and delicious, this cake recipe is the ultimate indulgence.

So come on, try out this recipe for yourself and treat your loved ones to an incredible dessert experience. I guarantee that they’ll be begging for more! And don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments section below or post a picture of your masterpiece on social media using #ChocolateCookiePoundCake. Let’s spread the love of baking and enjoy every bite of this amazing cake recipe!

Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake

Chocolate Cookie Pound Cake Recipe

Paula Deen
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword < 4 Hours, Dessert
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Calories 718.3kcal


  • 1 1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 25 cream-filled chocolate wafer cookies, coarsely crushed (Oreo cookies)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk


  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • Spray a 12- to 15-cup fluted pan with nonstick baking spray with flour.
  • In a big bowl, beat butter and sugar at medium speed with a mixer until fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Gradually add flour alternately with cream, beginning and ending with flour, beating just until combined after each addition.
  • Spoon half the batter into prepared pan.
  • Top evenly with half of crushed cookies; spoon remaining batter over cookies.
  • Top with remaining crushed cookies.
  • Bake 1 hour and 10 minutes to 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan, and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, whisk powdered sugar and milk until smooth.
  • Drizzle glaze over cooled cake.


Serving: 187g | Calories: 718.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 103.9g | Protein: 7.9g | Fat: 31.1g | Saturated Fat: 18.1g | Cholesterol: 171.6mg | Sodium: 301.4mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 73.7g

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