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Chocolate Raspberry Pound Cake Recipe

Chocolate Raspberry Pound Cake

Prep Time: 21 Minutes

Skill Level: Intermediate

Recipe Rating


  • 1 cup (about one 12-oz. jar) seedless black raspberry preserves
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 container (16 oz.) dairy sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon Powdered sugar


  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan. Place preserves in small bowl; stir to soften.
  • 2. Combine flour, granulated sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add butter, sour cream, eggs, vanilla and 3/4 cup preserves; beat on medium speed 3 to 4 minutes until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Stir remaining 1/4 cup preserves until smooth; brush over warm cake. Cool completely.
  • 4. At serving time, sprinkle powdered sugar over top. Fill cake cavity with RASPBERRY CREAM. Makes 12 servings.
  • * Red raspberry jam may be substituted.
  • RASPBERRY CREAM: Thaw 1 package (10 oz.) frozen red raspberries in light syrup. Puree in food processor or blender. Strain over bowl to remove seeds; discard seeds. Blend 3-1/2 cups (8 oz.) frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed, with raspberry puree. Stir in 2 tablespoons raspberry-flavored liqueur, if desired.

Ratings & Reviews

    So delicious and easy to make. What a treat!