Vanilla pound cake cut into slices

Easy pound cake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Bring a smile to your friends and family with a slice of our vanilla pound cake. It's the perfect partner to a cuppa for elevenses or afternoon tea

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal478
fat23g
saturates14g
carbs62g
sugars43g
fibre1g
protein5g
salt0.46g
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Ingredients

For the icing

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pre-heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a 900g loaf tin with parchment paper (mine was 19cm x 9cm x 6cm). Put all of the ingredients except those for the icing into a large bowl and beat together, either using an electric hand whisk or a wooden spoon until smooth and combined. Pour the mix into the loaf tin and spread evenly with the back of spoon. Bake for 40 – 45 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Once out of the oven, leave to cool and make the icing. Combine the icing sugar and vanilla paste with three tbsp of water – you may need more but add it gradually to get a thick icing. Spread it over the top of the cake; it’s fine if it drips down the edges. Allow to set and then slice. 

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