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Easy Pound Cake with Vanilla 

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I was taught this recipe at a very young age by my mom

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Ingredients

  • 2 Eggs
  • 200 grams Sugar
  • 200 grams Flour
  • 200 grams Butter (or margerine)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

Details

Servings 1
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Mix the butter and eggs in a mixer untill creamy.

Step 2

Add the sugar and salt. Mix untill incorporated.

Step 3

Add the flour and beat untill totally smooth.

Step 4

Place in prepared baking pan and make the centre slightly more indented than the sides to avoid splitting during baking.

Step 5

Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 shortcrust pastry
  • 3 cups / 750 g. of cherries
  • 1/3 cup / 60 g. of sugar
  • 2/3 cup / 60 g. of almond flour
  • 4 tbsp. of brown sugar
  • Pistachios
  • A dash of milk

METHOD: 

  1. Mix the cherries and sugar together. Let stand 20 minutes.
  2. Spread or roll out the shortcrust pastry, sprinkle with almond powder and brown sugar.
  3. Place the cherries in the center of the dough, leaving about 2 inches of free dough on the edges. Fold in the edges.
  4. Brush with milk (this will make the crust go golden), sprinkle with brown sugar and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F/180°C.
  5. Top with a handful of chopped pistachios, and serve!

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