Pound Cake Made From Scratch
This is an easy pound cake that everybody love to have it because it is delicious and easy to make and its preparation is very low as compared to the cakes available in the market and it is also very healthy when compared to the pound or plane cakes available in the market.
Always try to use the best possible ingredients to make this cake for instance best butter, best eggs etc in order to have the best results.
About The Taste Of This Pound Cake
All butter pound cakes are dense cakes with a sturdy crumb structure.It is moist and buttery and has a velvety feel.You can easily pick up a slice place it on a napkin, break off pieces with your fingers to pop straight in your mouth.
Effects Of The Ingredients Used In This Cake
The main ingredients used in this pound cake are:
These ingredients gives the cake richer and moist flavor and makes it consistently moist.
The evaporated milk
These ingredients above gives each bite of this pound cake intense flavor
Preparation Time And Serving
Serves 12 slices
Preparation : 15 minutes
Cooking time: 55 minutes
Total time: 1 hr 10 minutes
Ingredients And Their Quantities
Take 1 cup unsalted butter which should be cooler than room temperature
1 cup granuled sugar,
4 large eggs slightly cooler than the room temperature
All purpose flour 2 cups
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup evaporated milk
2 teaspoon quality vanilla extract
Line a 10-inx5-in loaf pan with parchment paper.
Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in a medium sized bowl and set it aside.
Mix together evaporated milk and vanilla in a small cup and set it aside.
In a large mixing bowl place together butter, sugar and cream together on medium speed until very pale and fluffy.Stop a scrap down the bowl as necessary.It should take about 5 minutes.
Slowly beat one egg at a time in the butter mixture and beat each egg before adding the next one.
Alternate and mix in the dry and wet ingredients, starting and finishing with the dry ingredients.
In other words: – Add in 1/3 of the flour mixture and beat until just combined. – Pour in 1/2 of the evaporated milk mixture and beat until just combined. – Add in 1/2 of the remaining flour mixture and beat until just combined. – Pour in the remaining evaporated milk mixture and beat until just combined. – Add in the remaining flour mixture and beat until just combined.
Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Smooth the top with a spatula so the batter is even. Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out with just a few crumbs.
Remove from oven and allow the homemade pound cake to cool in the pan on a cooling rack for at least 20 minutes. You can allow the pound cake to finish cooling in the loaf pan completely. Or to speed it up, transfer the pound cake to the cooling rack to completely cool.
You can enjoy this easy homemade pound cake the day it is baked, but for the best flavor, allow it to sit overnight.