Thursday, October 29, 2015

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate Pound Cake
(recipe adapted from Joyofbaking)

25g cocoa powder
60ml boiling water
180g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
225g Cowhead salted butter, room temperature 
200g sugar
3 eggs
1 Tbsp Rum 
some Reese's peanut butter cups

Sweetened coconut flakes

1. In a bowl mix cocoa powder into the boiling water until smooth. Set aside to cool.

2. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder & salt.

3. In the bowl, beat butter until softened. Add sugar & beat until light & fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add in rum & cooled cocoa mixture. With the mixer on low add the flour mixture & mix until combined. 

4. Pour batter into the prepared pan. Add in some Reese's peanut butter cups. Bake in a preheated oven @ 160C for 60mins. 

This post is linked to the event Little Thumbs Up (October 2015 : Coconut) organised by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and Doreen of My Little Favourite DIY, and hosted by Jess from Bakericious.

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