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English Pound Cake

Anjali Deo
15 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT English Pound Cake RECIPE

This classic pound cake is buttery, rich and moist..The name 'pound' was given to this cake because the original recipes contained one pound of butter, one pound of sugar, one pound of eggs, and one pound of flour. This is a absolutely delicious traditional cake. The place of origin of this cake is Great Britain.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • British
  • Baking
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 1 and half cup sifted cake flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 3 Eggs Room Temperature
  5. 3/4 cup granulated white sugar
  6. Vanilla extract 1 and half Teaspoons
  7. 3 Tablespoons milk Room Temperature
  8. 1/2 cup + 1/3 cup unsalted butter room temperature


  1. Preheat the oven for 350 degrees for 10 minutes In a bowl add sifted flour, baking powder and salt together and mix it well.
  2. Beat eggs till it becomes fluffy and add sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and mix it well again.
  3. Add this mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Grease the cake pan and keep parchment paper at the bottom of the pan.
  5. Keep the cake pan for baking in the middle tray.
  6. Bake the cake for approximately 40 to 50 minutes.
  7. When the golden crust comes remove from the oven.
  8. Let it cool down and then cut into pieces.

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