So many have asked for the recipe of my Viennese Pound Cake...so, here it is!
Viennese Pound Cake
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
6 whole eggs – separated
2 cups of flour, measured then sifted
2 tsp baking powder
2 Tbsp Cointreau
6 Tbsp Milk
½ cup of raisins – optional
Zest of 1 orange
Preheat oven to 350 F – Grease and dust Kugelhupf form….or…. 2 loaf pans!
Cream butter and sugar until light and very fluffy
Add egg yolks – one at a time, beat well after every addition.
Sift together flour and baking powder
Add orange zest and the liqueur to the butter mixture
Add flour and milk alternately, mixing gently
In a separate bowl……..
Beat egg whites to medium peaks and mix into the above dough.
Pour into prepared Kugelhupf form…….Bund cake form
or 2 loaf pans!
Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour and 15 min.
Cool 15 min and turn out on to the platter
Dust with powdered sugar
Serve with whipped cream…….mit Schlag!
Maja/Maria Reisz Springer
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