PEPPERMINT POUND CAKE

1
Rose Dailey

By
@daileysbaby

This makes a beautiful cake. You can leave it plain or put a light glaze on it.
I made it for New Year's Day with a light glaze, and everyone loved it.
The next time I make it, I think I'll try a chocolate glaze.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb
    unsalted (real) butter, softened
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 6
    eggs, separated
  • 3 c
    cake flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    crushed peppermint candy

How to Make PEPPERMINT POUND CAKE

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
    Grease and flour a bundt or tube pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer, cream the butter with the cream cheese until soft and fluffy. Add the sugar and cream until light. Add the egg yolks, one at a time, and beat well after each addition. Add the flour in stages, blending well after each addition (do not overbeat). Fold in the vanilla and peppermint.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Gently fold the egg whites into the cake batter, taking care not to deflate the mixture.
  4. Bake the cake for 1 hour, 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Printable Recipe Card

About PEPPERMINT POUND CAKE

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

How To Make A Mug Cake

How to Make a Mug Cake

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Craving cake but don’t want to wait hours? Having company over and need a quick dessert? Make a mug cake! Tips for Making a Mug CakeMelt the butter first so...

Five Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Five Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Kitchen Crew

One of my favorite parts of a holiday is dessert. All the cooking is behind me. It's my time to sit down, relax, and catch up with my loved ones....

10 Chocolate Cake Recipes Every Chocoholic Needs

10 Chocolate Cake Recipes Every Chocoholic Needs

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Is there anything better than chocolate cake for dessert? Yup, we can't think of anything either. If you think chocolate deserves its own food group (like we do), you need...