Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Elvis Presley's favourite pound cake !!

Prep time- 30 min
Cook time-45 min-1 hr 
Serves- 15 

1.Unsalted butter-1 cup
2.All purpose flour-2 2/3 cup minus 1 tbsp
3.Corn starch- 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp
4.Eggs-7 (large)
5.Sugar-3 cups
6.Salt - 1 tsp
7.Heavy cream - 1 cup
8.Vanilla extract- 1 tbsp

1.Sift all the dry ingredients thrice , making sure the mixture doesn't have any lumps.Keep aside.
2.In a large bowl , cream together the butter and sugar till light and fluffy , i.e, for 10 min on high speed.
3.Add the eggs one by one mixing until just incorporated.Add the vanilla.
4.Alternate the cream and the dry ingredients making sure that you start and end with the dry ingredients.
5.Mix for another 1 minute.
6.Pour the batter into a bundt pan and bake in a preheated oven at 150c for 45 min or until the cake turns golden brown.
7.The cake can be stored upto a week.

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