Pound Cake

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Total Time
1hr 50mins
35 mins
1 hr 15 mins

The pound cake is known to have originated in England in the 1700's. A pound cake usually means a thick dense cake that needs no icing. This cake is a great gift to give and receive. It goes well with morning coffee, afternoon tea or as a bite of sweet after dinner.

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  1. Preheat oven to 150.
  2. Butter and flour a tube pan and set aside.
  3. Cream together the remaining butter and sugar.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add essence.
  6. Add 2 eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  7. Add 1 cup flour.
  8. Add in 2 more eggs, one at a time, mixing well.
  9. Add 1 cup flour.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Add 2 more eggs, one at a time, mixing well.
  12. Add the remaining 2 eggs, one at a time, and blend well.
  13. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.