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Pomelo Pound Cake ~ 柚子 蛋糕


Someone posted a Pomelo cake recipe on FB recently which prompted me to give it a try.   Since pomeloes are also  citrus fruits, I adapted the recipe from my Orange Cupcake post, 'here'  and the result was a moist, not too sweet delicious pound cake which tasted much better the next day!




Recipe for Pomelo Pound Cake ~ 柚子 蛋糕 
    Ingredients
  • 250 gm butter
  • 250 gm self-raising flour
  • 179 gm caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp pomelo zest (add more if you wish)
  • 85 ml blended pomelo juice
  • a pinch of salt
Method
  1. Sift the self-raising flour with the salt, keep aside.
  2. Beat butter, pomelo zest and sugar till light and fluffy.
  3. Add in eggs one at a time, mix well.
  4. Fold in the sifted flour alternating with the pomelo juice till well incorporated.
  5. Pour the  batter into a prepared loaf pan.  Lightly tap the pan on the worktop a few times to expel any air pockets.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 45 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for about 10 mins., after which, lift the cake onto a wire rack to cool completely.



Comments

  1. Its been a long, long time since I last ate citrus butter cake. Once I eat, not easy to stop.
    http://chingchailah.blogspot.com/

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  2. This pomelo cake sound so yummy. Perfect to go with a cup of pomelo tea :)

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    1. Pomelo tea? Never heard of it before. If it's available, then it'll be a great combination!

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  3. Hi Cheah,

    You are very creative using pomelo in your baking. This cake looks lovely.

    Zoe

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  4. I love the texture of this pound cake...so smooth and light!

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  5. Looks so delicious! I love such nice pound cakes :)

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  6. Looks moist and delicious! I love citrus flavor!

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  7. Cheah, this is the first time that I see pomelo used for a cake. It looks good and I won't mind trying if I have pomelo at hand.

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    1. When you do have a pomelo next, do give it a try!

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  8. You are amazing. I have never seen anyone use pomelo in a cake! ❤ ❤

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  9. Hi Cheah,
    This Pomelo pound cake sound interesting.
    Does the cake gives pomelo aroma? I would like to bake this soon.
    I have some home growth pomelo by my fil.
    If I bake this I will send some over :D
    mui

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    1. Thank you. There's not much pomelo aroma, perhaps more zest will do the trick!

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