POUND CAKE – پونڈ کیک – पौंड केक *COOK


1: plain flour 1 & 2/3 cups

2: sugar 1 & 1/2 cups

3: salted butter 250g

4: baking powder 2 & 1/2 tsp

5: milk 200ml

6: eggs 4 (separated)

7: cocoa powder 1/3 cup

8: semisweet chocolate 40g

9: white chocolate 3 pieces (grated)

10: 2 loaf tins 9 by 5 inch (greased and flour)


Preheat Oven 350f, 180c, gas mark 4.

1: in a pan melt butter over low heat.

2: add sugar, cocoa powder, milk and stir to combine, bring to a boil for 1 minute and remove from heat.

3: to make the topping: in a bowl add the chocolate pieces and add 1 cup of hot cocoa syrup mix well and keep aside.

4: in a bowl add the egg whites and beat till foamy, keep aside.

5: now the cocoa syrup that was made earlier should have cooled, add the egg yolks to it and beat till combined.

6: add in the sieved plain flour, baking powder and beat well.

7: gently fold the whipped whites into the batter and fold it in.

8: divide the batter in the loaf tins and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or till toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.

9: once baked leave to cool for a few minutes and then remove it from the tins and place on a serving dish, add the chocolate topping on cakes and sprinkle the white chocolate.

10: serve and enjoy.

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