Classic pound cake

Classic pound cake

Based on 26 ratings
Hanna Reder

Hanna Reder

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"To make the cake even juicier, wrap it in plastic wrap after baking when it’s still warm."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

50 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
60 g
flour
50 g
butter (soft)
30 g
sugar
¼ tsp
vanilla extract
¾
eggs
¼
lemon
1⅜ g
baking powder
6 ml
milk
¼ pinch
salt
MetricImperial

Utensils

hand mixer with beaters, bowl (large), oven, fine grater, sieve, loaf pan, wire rack

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Nutrition per serving

Cal376
Fat22 g
Protein6 g
Carb39 g
  • Step 1/3

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. In a bowl, beat butter, sugar, and vanilla extract until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, stirring to combine. Zest lemon and add to the bowl.
    • 50 g butter (soft)
    • 30 g sugar
    • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
    • ¾ eggs
    • ¼ lemon
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • bowl (large)
    • oven
    • fine grater

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. In a bowl, beat butter, sugar, and vanilla extract until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, stirring to combine. Zest lemon and add to the bowl.

  • Step 2/3

    Sift flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt to the bowl. Then add milk and mix until smooth.
    • 60 g flour
    • 1⅜ g baking powder
    • ¼ pinch salt
    • 6 ml milk
    • sieve

    Sift flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt to the bowl. Then add milk and mix until smooth.

  • Step 3/3

    Pour batter into a loaf pan and bake for approx. 50 min., or until golden brown. Let cool slightly in the pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • loaf pan
    • wire rack

    Pour batter into a loaf pan and bake for approx. 50 min., or until golden brown. Let cool slightly in the pan before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Classic pound cake

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