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Strawberry Pound Cake

Moist strawberry pound cake with lemon glaze and fresh strawberries

5 from 3 reviews

This strawberry pound cake is moist and buttery, studded with pockets of fresh strawberries and topped with a sweet and tangy glaze. Topped with fresh strawberries this cake is the definition of fruity!

Ingredients

Scale

Pound Cake

  • 165g ( 1 1/3 cup) Plain flour (I)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 Eggs
  • 165g (3/4 cup) Unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 165g (3/4 cup) White sugar
  • 30g Lemon flesh (1.05 oz)
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 50g (1/3 cup) Strawberries, diced
  • 1 tbsp Plain flour (II)

Glaze

  • 130g (1 cup)
  • 22g Lemon juice (1 1/2 tbsp)
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla extract

 

  • Strawberries to decorate

Instructions

Pound Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 160C/320F
  2. Line a loaf tin with baking paper
  3. Beat the butter and sugar together until pale, light and fluffy for 5-6 minutes
  4. Add the eggs one at a time beating in between each addition
  5. Beat for a further 2 minutes
  6. Add lemon zest and flesh, mix until combined
  7. In a medium sized bowl whisk the flour (I) and baking powder together
  8. Add the flour mix to the butter and fold until just combined
  9. Toss the strawberries in flour (II) to coat, then fold into the batter until just combined
  10. Transfer to the lined tin and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until an inserted skewer comes out clean
  11. Cool

Glaze

  1. Combine icing sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract in a bowl
  2. Whisk until smooth
  3. Pour glaze over cooled cake
  4. Allow the glaze set for 15 minutes, then top with strawberries to decorate

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