Pound Cake

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb - butter.
  • 1/2 lb - sugar.
  • 9 oz - flour.
  • 4 - large egg.
  • 1 - lemon, grated.
  • 1/4 tsp - baking powder.
  • 1/2 lb - sultanas.
  • 1/2 lb - currants.
  • 2 oz - red cherries.
  • 2 oz - chopped almonds.
  • 2 tbsp - Irish whiskey.

How to Make Pound Cake

  • Cream the butter and sugar together until well blended.
  • Mix in 1 egg and the lemon rind. Mix well. Then add the remaining eggs and mix well again.
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder together, and add into the butter-sugar mixture. Mix well.
  • Fold in all the fruits and transfer the mix into a cake tin, coated in butter.
  • Garnish the top with the chopped almonds.
  • Bake for 2.5 hours in moderate oven heat.
  • When cooked (the cake will begin to separate from the side of the tin) remove from oven and coat the top with the whiskey.
  • Leave to cool completely before serving.