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"Quatre-quart" Pound Cake


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  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cups butter
  • generous 1 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 pinch of salt


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450 ° F

Soften the butter in the microwave 30 seconds. Beat the eggs. In a bowl, stir together sugar, flour and soft butter then salt. Add the eggs. Beat the mixture 5 minutes with electric mixer until the mixture is slightly foamy. Pour into a buttered loaf pan.

Step 2

Bake for 20 minutes.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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