Plain Pound Cake
|⅓ tsp||Baking powder|
|100 g||Cake flour|
|100 g||Salted butter (preferred cultured butter)|
|1 tsp||Vanilla extract|
Line the baking paper in the pan, set aside.
Preheat oven to 170°C.
Sift together flour with baking powder, set aside.
Beat together butter and half of the sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer at medium-high speed until pale and fluffy. Add egg yolks 1 at a time, beating well after each addition, then beat in vanilla, milk, rum and honey.
Make the meringue by beating egg white and the rest of the sugar, beat until soft peak form.
Use a rubber spatula folding the flour mixture into the butter mixture in alternately with the meringue, stir until just blended. Pour batter into prepared pan
Place pan in the oven. Bake until golden and a wooden pick or skewer inserted in middle of cake comes out with a few crumbs adhering, about 40 minutes.