The pound cake
- Ingredients for a 22 cm mold:
- 240 g of egg (about 4)
- 240 grams of sugar
- 240 g butter
- 240 grams of flour 00
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
How to make the pound cake
or quatre quarts is a cake that uses four ingredients, eggs, sugar, butter and flour, in the same amount. Born in France but known and appreciated around the world, the four quarters and 'a cake that is served at breakfast with just a dusting of powdered sugar, or used as a base for cakes covered with sugar paste. Like all sweets where the presence of butter and 'considerable, the texture is compact and nice wet mixture. I have used as a base of a cake hen simply stuffed with chocolate mousse and 'loved it, then, if I find the courage, I'll show also the cake I made for the bride;) Well I leave you the recipe is a kiss to those who pass by here: *
Whisk the softened butter and sugar in a bowl.
Add the eggs, one at a time, and vanilla essence.
Then incorporated the flour and baking powder sifted.
Knead until mixture is smooth.
Pour the mixture into the greased and floured mold.
Spread with a spatula leveling the dough evenly.
Bake in oven preheated to 180 ° C for about 40 minutes.
Let the cake cool completely and serve.