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Chocolate Pound Cake

I bought a large flute tube pan for years but never use it for baking expect one time .The one and first time I used this pan was when Gertruda was here to teach me how to bake chiffon cake. At the time , I don't have any Angel cake pan yet! Well , so during this baking season ,I would love to take the advantage to bake something different and fabulous.I try to make the marble effect for this chocolate pound cake but the marble effect don't come out as I wanted.Anyway,here is my humble Chocolate Pound Cake .


3 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 container ( 8 oz) sour Cream

1 cup (2 stick ) butter,softened

1 1/2 cups sugar

5 eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate,melted


1:Preheat oven to 350 F.Lightly grease and flour 12 cup flute tube pan or 10 inch tube pan.

2:Mix flour,baking powder and salt:sieve and set aside.Mix sour cream.

3:beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.Add in eggs,one at a time,beating well after each addition.Add in flour mixture,vanilla and sour cream until mixed well.

4:Transfer one-third of the mixture to melted chocolate and stir together.Pour the remaining mixture into prepared pan and then drop tablespoonfuls of the chocolate mixture on top.Use a knife ,gently swirl the 2 mixtures together to give a marble effect.

5:Bake in the preheat oven 70-75 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack.Loosen cake from side of pan with small knife or spatula.Invert cake onto rack, gently remove pan.Cool completely on wire rack.Decorate with butte ricing or cream cheese icing or sprinkle with some sugar powder,if desired.

Makes 12 to 16 servings.

I top the cake with cream cheese topping and drizzle with some chocolate fudge.

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Anonymous said...
December 26, 2008 at 1:18 AM

Heya , wish you very Happy Holidays n seasons Greetings .

Anonymous said...
December 26, 2008 at 2:07 PM

wow...looks so delicious!! it would be a sweet Christmas having those as our Christmas dessert. Great blog! Merry Christmas and HAppy new year!

Anonymous said...
December 26, 2008 at 9:53 PM

Your pound cake looked so delicious!
Love the cream cheese topping and choc fudge, drooling!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family.

Anonymous said...
December 26, 2008 at 10:16 PM

The outer skin so smooth. I feel like eating some cake now.

Anonymous said...
December 27, 2008 at 2:34 PM

The pound is beautiful. So well bake and brown evenly. Diana and I love Marble cake but not Carlos.

Anonymous said...
December 27, 2008 at 11:45 PM

Thank you and Happy New Year to you too:)

Thank you for dropping by:)Merry Christmas and Happy NEw Year to you too:)

Thank you and Happy New Year to you too:)

Aiyooo.come here la share wt me...hubby and Mishu don't like cake.still left plenty!

Thank you:) you know Mishu and Eliot not a cake eater but I like to bake,dunno what to do with left over..

Anonymous said...
December 28, 2008 at 4:47 AM

It looks perfect to me! Must be delicious as well! ;)

Btw, tks for the link. I had added yours as well.

Anonymous said...
December 29, 2008 at 5:43 PM

This looks so good and yummy. I have put my baking supplies away for a while (due to much baking for the holidays) but I am thinking about serving this for the New Year family affair!! Thank you for posting and your pictures are wonderful!!

Anonymous said...
December 30, 2008 at 1:10 AM

food for tots:
Thank you and Happy New Year to you too!!

you welcome and happy new year and happy baking to you!!

Anonymous said...
December 30, 2008 at 10:17 PM

Umm... This sounds and looks deliciously scrumptious!

Anonymous said...
January 1, 2009 at 9:40 AM

Nice looking cake!

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.