Best Ever Pound Cake

Best Ever Pound Cake


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About this recipe: This cake is incredibly easy to make and tastes fantastic. It's buttery, tender and flavoured with vanilla and almond extracts. Enjoy with a light dusting of icing sugar or whipped cream and berries.


Makes: 1 26cm tube cake

  • 340g butter
  • 225g cream cheese
  • 600g caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 6 eggs
  • 380g plain flour
  • 50g cornflour

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr15min  ›  Ready in:1hr35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease one 26cm tube cake tin. Mix together the flour and cornflour, set aside.
  2. Cream together the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light. Stir in the vanilla and the almond extracts. Add the flour and the eggs alternately, beginning and ending with the flour. Pour batter into the prepared tin.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

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