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Vanilla Pound Cake

You will need:

1 Cup (150g) The Natural Baking Co Plain Flour

1 Cup (220g) Caster Sugar

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

4 eggs (50g each)

250g Butter, Softened

1/2 Cup (150g) The Natural Baking Co Self Raising Flour

Icing Sugar to Serve

vanilla pound cake mixture
vanilla pound cake mixture in baking tray
Vanilla Pound Cake final outcome
vanilla pound cake ingredients


  1. Preheat oven to 180⁰C (160⁰C fan-forced) and lightly grease and line a bread pan with baking paper.


  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla essence with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time mixing each in thoroughly before adding the next (The mixture may appear to curdle).

  3. Fold the flour into the mixture until thoroughly mixed and further spread mixture into the lined bread pan.


  1. Bake cake for 1 hour. Cool for 5 min before removing from the pan to rest on wire rack.   


  1. Use a sieve to dust the cake with icing sugar to serve.

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