12/10/2008

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake
I have to apologize for not posting with the same frequency as in the past, but my country is facing some political changes that are affecting my mood, I have to admit that I am deeply sad.
It is time that we recover our dignity as a nation, our freedom and democracy.

This pound cake is delicious and easy to make, I love it, and it will taste even better the next day.






Ingredients.

200 cc corn oil.
200 gr white sugar.
4 large eggs.
½ tablespoon baking powder.
200 gr all purpose flour.
20 gr cocoa powder.
½ tablespoon vanilla extract.
½ tablespoon orange peel, grated.

1- Butter and dust with flour a pund cake pan.
2- Put all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk 3 to 5 minutes, until the mixture forms a ribbon when whisk is removed.
3- Pour the mixture in the prepared pound cake pan.
4- Bake at 160°C, until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
5- let cool. Unmold.

Icing.

1 can sweetened condensed milk.
175 gr dark unsweetened chocolate. Cut into small squares.

1- Place the ingredients in a saucepan over low heat
2- Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, until it melts and becomes thick.
3- Pour over the pound cake.

8 comments:

Kitchen Flavours said...

Hope things get settle down soon in your country. Cake looks yummylicious, soft and gr8.

Audax Artifex said...

I hope that your mood changes during Christams and the New Year. Cake looks simple and yummmmmmmmy. It is always good to have a pound cake recipe that is easy and always works.

Hope Christmas and the New Year are happy and joyous. Yours Audax Artifex from Australia.

natalia said...

Ciao ! First of all I sen you a big hug ! Your cake is so beautiful ! and no butter in it !!

Donna said...

This looks Delicious sweetheart!! Happy day to you!!hughugs

Jude said...

Nice dark chocolate hue... Looks delicious.

Donna said...

Merry Christmas Sweetie!!!hughugs

Cooking and the City said...

Faery am sorry your sad sweetie, sending you hugs & hope's for better times! your chocolate pound cake looks lovely :-)

Dell :) xxoo

ps hope you had a nice Christmas!

ilanadavita said...

That looks yummy.