Tag: pound cake


Madeira Cake – Easy Baking

Madeira cake is very popular in the UK.  It is to be found in all supermarkets and is often made at home too.  This is a very simple, quite basic, cake which I believe is very similar to pound cake. Often lightly flavoured with lemon the cake takes very little time to prepare and then […]


Lemon Frosted Vanilla Pound Cake

This pound cake is made in a 2lb loaf tin.  Flavoured with vanilla, and lemon zest, it is topped with a lovely lemon icing/frosting. The texture is dense, as with all loaf cakes, and is very similar to what in the UK is known as Madeira Cake. Although it takes a while to make, it […]


Lemon Pound Cake

A lemon pound cake seemed like a good idea. ┬áRather similar to what we know in the UK as Madeira Cake, I found a recipe on Foodnetwork.co,uk, I think taken from one by Anna Olson, but with metric weights. This version is heavy on butter and has soured cream too, plus lots of eggs, which […]