Apple Soft Pound Cake
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  • 220g butter (room temperature) (7.93oz)
  • 170g caster sugar (3/4 cup)
  • 3 large eggs (about 210g) - separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 180g plain flour/cake flour (1.5 cup)
  • 30g corn flour (1/4 cup) - corn starch
  • 5g baking powder (1 tsp)
  • 250g green apple, peeled and cubed and mix with 1½ tbsp lemon juice (about 2 cups)
  • Lemon zest from 1 large lemon
  1. Spray Non-stick spray evenly in 9 inch bundt pan or line two loaf pans and set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar till fluffy and pale then add vanilla extract, mix well.
  3. Add egg yolks into the batter one at a time and mix well before adding in another then slowly add in egg whites and mix well, stop machine.
  4. Sift plain flour, corn flour and baking powder together and fold into butter mixture with a rubber spatula.
  5. Lastly pour in lemon zest and apple cubes, mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and place in the preheated oven at 180 deg C and bake for 35-40 mins or skewer comes out clean.
  7. Leave pound cake to cool in pan for 30 mins and remove cake then place on to rack to cool completely. Chill the cake for about 30 minutes before cutting.
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at