CREAM CHEESE POUND CAKE

 


This recipe makes a great pound cake with cream cheese. I discovered the right ratio of ingredients to make a moist, dense, and tasty pound cake, after persistent recipe research with several failures. Using 9 basic ingredients, your new favorite will be this cream cheese pound cake recipe. Ignore the baking time and temperature closely to avoid a ruined cake.

  - INGREDIENTS:

 - FOR THE CAKE: 

+400g Of cake flour, about 2 cups. 

+ 1/2 tsp. of salt. 

+ 225g Of unsalted butter. 

+ 200g Of softened cream cheese. 

+ 400g Of granulated sugar.

+ 6 separated large eggs. 

+ 2 tsp. Of lemon zest.

+ 1 tsp. Of Boyajian lemon oil.

+ 2 tsp. "POPPY SEEDS".

 - FOR THE GLAZE: 

+ 2/3 C. Of powdered sugar.

+ 6 tsp. Of fresh lemon juice. 

+ 1 tsp. Of butter.

  - INSTRUCTIONS:

+ STEP 1_Heat up your oven to 325F. 

+ STEP 2_Spray with flour-added cooking spray on a light-colored tube pan or 12 cup Bundt pan. 

+ STEP 3_Mix the cake flour with the salt and set aside. 

Add in the poppy seeds, and blend. 

+ STEP 4_Beat the butter, cream cheese, and granulated sugar in the bowl of the stand mixer for 8 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl regularly. 

+ STEP 5_Add in the egg yolks and mix for about 2 more minutes. 

+ STEP 6_Beat in the lemon zest with the lemon oil, regularly scraping down the sides of the cup. 

+ STEP 7_Stir the flour mixture, but don't beat. 

+ STEP 8_Beat the egg whites in another bowl until they develop soft peaks. 

VSTEP 9_Fold in the cake batter with the beaten egg whites, then dump into the prepared pan. 

+ STEP 10_Bake the cake for 70 to 80 minutes.

+ STEP 11_Let cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then invert and allow the cake to totally cool on a rack. 

+ STEP 12_To prepare the glaze, melt the butter then whisk in the remaining ingredients, mix well until combined for 3 minutes. 

THIS CAKE IS JUST AWFUL!!! ENJOY IT!!!