Pound Cake Recipe And Ingredients | How To Make Pound Cake At Home

Who doesn’t like cake? There are many types of cakes like red velvet cake, carrot Cake, chiffon Cake, chocolate cake, etc that people love to eat. But today in this article we will tell you about pound cake and how to make a pound cake at home so that you can cut it on your loved one’s birthday.

If you don’t know what exactly a pound cake is, then it is a cake traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. Here we will tell you the exact pound cake recipe and ingredients for pound cake because without exact information you will not be able to make anything.

In this article, we will be covering,

  • What are the ingredients for pound cake?
  • How to make a pound cake at home? Pound cake recipe
  • How much time does it take to make a pound cake?
  • What is the nutritional value of the pound cake?

Let’s take a look at what ingredients you will need to make a yummy and finger-licking cake.

What are the ingredients for pound cake?

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 226g, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar 200g
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 180g
  • 1/2 cup sour cream 120mL
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

How to make a pound cake at home? Pound cake recipe

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Butter and flour a 9×5 inch baking tin.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, salt, and baking powder then set aside.
  • In a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment cream the butter. Add sugar in and mix until light and fluffy. Scrape the bowl down and beat a few more seconds.
  • Add the eggs in one at a time while mixing ad medium speed. Scrape the bowl down and beat until fully incorporated.
  • Add the sour cream and vanilla. Mix until incorporated. Scrape the bowl down.
  • Add the flour mixture in and mix until combined. Scrape the bowl down and use your spatula to mix in any pockets of flour or butter that remain.
  • Transfer batter into the tin then give a quick smooth to even the batter out a bit. Bake at 350F for about 40 minutes or until the center is set and a skewer comes out clean.
  • Allow cooling in the tin for about 10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

How much time does it take to make a pound cake?

Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

What is the nutritional value of the pound cake?

Serving: 1slice

Calories 303kcal
Carbohydrates 29g
Protein 4g
Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 100mg
Sodium 225mg
Potassium 79mg
Fiber 1g
Sugar 17g
Vitamin A 612IU
Vitamin C 1mg
Calcium 35mg
Iron 1mg

So have you tried this cake? If yes then don’t forget to tell us what you think about this pound cake recipe in the comment section below.

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