Saturday, 4 April 2015

Raisin Pound Cake

A moist and buttery pound cake with raisins. So soft and buttery that it melts in your mouth. Not overly sweet and perfect accompaniment to tea  / coffee.

Preparation Time : 30 Min
Baking time : 50 Min
Yield : one 6 inch Loaf
Recipe Source :


  • 1 Cup All purpose flour
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • a big pinch of salt
  • 2/3 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 Cup granulated white Sugar
  • 2 Eggs at room temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup golden raisins ( toss 1 Tablespoon of all purpose flour to the raisins )

1. Preheat oven to 180 C, grease a 6 inch loaf pan and set aside
2. In a bowl, sieve all purpose flour, baking powder, salt together for 2 times and set aside
3. In a separate bowl beat butter with a hand mixer for a min. Then add sugar and cream butter and sugar for 2 more min
4. Add eggs one at a time and beat well until everything is mixed together. Now add vanilla extract and beat one more time
5. Adding dry ingredients to wet mixture in 3 additions. Beat until dry ingredients are evenly incorporated in wet mixture and there is no lump
6. Finally fold in raisins in the batter
7. Pour the batter in the greased loaf pan and bake at 180 C for 50 min
8. Start watching the cake after 45 min. Bake until the tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
9. Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool in the loaf pan for 10 minutes. Then cool the cake on a wire rack
10. Serve with coffee/ Tea


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