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Warm & Delicious pound Cake

This warm and delicious pound cake is the perfect end to a cozy night in. With layers of melted dark chocolate, creamy mascarpone and a hint of coffee, it's sure to be a hit with your friends and family. Enjoy a slice with your favorite cup of coffee or tea - it's sure to be a hit!

Warm & Delicious pound Cake

When I think of pound cake, I imagine something warm and homey, something elegantly simple yet delicious. That’s why this Warm & Delicious pound Cake has become a family favourite in our house! With a luscious and creamy mascarpone filling, it hits all the right notes in terms of texture - and the hint of coffee gives it the perfect boost. Topping it off with grated chocolate finishes the look and gives a nice little crunch when you bite into it.

This cake is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Not only is it fairly simple to make but, being a deep cake, you get a lot of slices out of it too. Don’t let the ingredients intimidate you, once you get baking you’ll realise it’s really an easy blending of some delicious flavours that come together to make the perfect pound cake. Enjoy!

Why You’ll Love This Warm & Delicious pound Cake Recipe

These are all the reasons I'm loving this Warm & Delicious pound Cake recipe:

It's indulgent and delicious: With the rich mascarpone cheese, sweet sugar and dark chocolate, this Warm & Delicious pound Cake recipe is sure to tantalize your taste buds and make your mouth water!

It's easy to make: Don't let the deliciousness of this pound cake fool you—it's surprisingly easy to make, with just a few simple steps that anyone can do.

It's unique: With the special combination of coffee and cocoa, this pound cake recipe is unlike any other you've ever tried before.

Warm & Delicious pound Cake

Warm & Delicious pound Cake

This warm and delicious pound cake is the perfect end to a cozy night in. With layers of melted dark chocolate, creamy mascarpone and a hint of coffee, it's sure to be a hit with your friends and family. Enjoy a slice with your favorite cup of coffee or tea - it's sure to be a hit!

Difficulty:
Easy
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
25 minutes
Servings:
Cuts into 8 slices

Ingredients

For the sponge

  • 200g soft, butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 85g good-quality cocoa powder, such as Cafédirect or Green & Black's
  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk

For the filling and icing

  • 2 x 250g tubs mascarpone
  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp very strong coffee (see tip below)
  • 50g dark chocolate, for grating

Instructions

  • Step 1: Preheat the oven, line a pan with parchment paper and prepare the sponge cake batter as indicated in the 'goes well with' recipe, mixing the cocoa powder with the flour and baking powder.
  • Step 2: In a separate bowl cream the mascarpone cheese and sugar together, then incorporate the coffee. Use half the mixture to stack between the cakes and spread the remaining over the top with a spoon to create decorative curls. Finally, finish by shaving the grated chocolate over the entire cake before serving.
Sodium: 1.07mg; Fat: 59g; Calories: 805kcal; Carbohydrate: 64g; Fiber: 2g; Saturated Fat: 35g; Sugar: 46g; Protein: 8g;

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