With this pound cake recipe, you can easily make a perfect cake without worrying about the outcome. This cake is baked with eggs, flour, butter, and baking powder. It is a type of dry cake cut into slices after baking.
If you need to serve a cake among unexpected guests and do not have other choices, pound cakes are the best option. You can serve them with tea.
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⦁ 3 large (150 grams) ⦁ eggs, at room temperature
⦁ 1 1/4 cups (150 grams) cake ⦁ flour
⦁ 1 teaspoon (4 grams) ⦁ baking powder
⦁ 3 tablespoons (40 grams) milk, at room temperature
⦁ 1/4 teaspoon (1 gram) salt
⦁ 3/4 cup (150 grams) granulated white ⦁ sugar
⦁ 3/4 cup (170 grams) unsalted ⦁ butter, at room temperature
⦁ 1 1/2 teaspoons (6 grams) pure ⦁ vanilla extract
How to proceed:
Take a cake baking rectangle pan or loaf pan of 9 inches and grease it with oil or butter or clarified butter. Preheat the baking oven or cooking pot for baking. It can be baked wherever is convenient for you.
Take a separate bowl, and sift flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside all these dry ingredients and move on to the next step.
Take egg whites and whisk them using hand whisk. Then add powdered sugar and whisk for more than 2 to 3 minutes
Now add all the sifted dry ingredients (including flour, baking powder, and baking soda) in the bowl. Add softened butter in these ingredients and mix them using a mixer or electric beater. Add milk to it and mix it very well. Add whisked eggs and mix it again.
Pour the prepared cake batter into the pan and place it in the preheated oven or cooking pot, for 30 to 35 minutes or until it’s completely done. Insert a toothpick to check whether the cake has been baked completely. If the toothpick comes out clean, it means the cake is made. Allow it to bake for more minutes if it’s not clean on the outside.
Let it cool down completely from all sides. Remove the sides of the cake from the cake pan and then turn it over. Cut it into slices and serve it.
Delectable pound cake is ready to serve or freeze.
Tips & Tricks:
Baking a cake begins with beating the eggs, an important part of the process. The eggs should be beaten well, and the bowl should not be damp or have any water droplets. It should be thoroughly dried before baking.
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Cake batter consistency should be normal; it may get neither too thin nor too thick.
Why is Pound Cake Called a Pound Cake?
Pound Cake originated in 1700 and is named pound cake because the recipe called for one pound of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs.
How to freeze pound cake in a Freezer
The way is quite simple to store it. Take the baked cake ( cooled at room temperature) and wrap it tightly with a plastic sheet. It can be stored in the freezer for 2 to 3 months, buts it’s better to consume it 2 to 3 weeks after you bake it.
How to Thaw a Frozen Cake
Just take the frozen cake from the freezer and place it in the refrigerator for one day or 8 hours before consuming it. Let it completely thawed in the refrigerator, remove the wrap and serve it.
Pound Cake vs. Bundt Cake
Cakes are made with the same method typically used when making all cakes, including pound cakes. Compared to pound cakes, bundt cakes are also baked similarly. However, their molds differ. Bundt cakes are made in a round design mold, while pound cake is baked in a rectangular loaf mold. Both cakes have almost the same taste.
Is it possible to make pound cake without a mixer?
Yes, indeed, you can use a blender machine or hand whisk fluffy eggs. After preparing this fluffy foam, use a silicone spatula to fold dry ingredients. Just add a pinch of baking soda to bake it perfectly.