Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Brown Sugar Pound Cake


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About this recipe: This buttery cake is not your average sponge cake. It's flavoured with light brown soft sugar and dotted with chopped pecans. It's perfect for afternoon tea.


Makes: 1 26cm tube cake

  • 440g light brown soft sugar
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 340g butter
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250ml milk
  • 375g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 115g chopped pecans

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:2hr cooling  ›  Ready in:3hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3. Grease and flour a 26cm tube cake tin. Mix together the flour and baking powder; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, dark brown soft sugar and caster sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Stir in the chopped pecans. Pour batter into prepared tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 to 75 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in tin for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

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When I made this cake very easily and it went very fast. Friends and family really enjoyed this cake very much. - 29 Feb 2016

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