Browse by
Browse by
Browse by
Browse by
German Pound Cake
Tested by Imperial Sugar
Vintage Recipe
German Pound Cake
Recipe Review
Click star to rate
Please share your comments about this recipe
Recipe comments are reviewed before publishing, Please allow several days for your review to appear.
Not yet rated! 0
Sign in to rate this recipe

This German Pound Cake has all of the flavors of stollen, but in cake form. It is full of dried fruits and citrus, making the house smell incredible while baking. This vintage recipe appeared in the 1915 edition of The Household Economist and has been a household favorite since.

Prep time
0:20
Bake/Cook time
1:00
Yield
1 loaf
Sign in to post a comment
German Pound Cake
Confectioners Powdered Sugar
Prep time :
0:20
Bake/Cook time :
1:00
Yield :
1 loaf

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups Imperial Sugar Confectioners Powdered Sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour*
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 pound mixed peel
  • 1/4 pound large raisins
  • 2 oz. almonds
  • 2 oz. candied cherries

*Spoon & Sweep method: Use a spoon to fill measuring cup with flour until required amount is obtained. Scooping measuring cup directly into flour bag will firmly pack flour resulting in too much flour required for recipe.

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with baking paper and spray with cooking spray.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in bowl of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Add milk and lemon extract.
  3. With the mixer on low speed, add flour and baking powder.
  4. Remove from mixer and fold in mixed peel, raisins, almonds, and cherries.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

IMPERIAL SUGAR INSIGHT

This recipe was originally published in the 1915 edition of The Household Economist.

Shout Out To Our Baking Friends
    ::    Ssierra    ::    Linda D    ::    Debsafan    ::    Shannon Condor    ::    Judy V    ::    angela c    ::    Tabitha    ::    tbiggers66    ::    jdiaz    ::    THERESA :)    ::    Leah G    ::    Dale Cafe    ::    LoLo    ::    Marian H    ::    teezzee    ::    JHale    ::    Helene Moffatt    ::    Jan E    ::    Denise D    ::    aellis
Trusted by home bakers since 1843
Imperial Sugar sugar bag

Sign up today for our free newsletter. Get exclusive recipes and coupons!

© 2012-2019 Imperial Sugar. All rights reserved. All Imperial Sugar branded products are the registered marks of the Imperial Sugar Company.