English Cake 420g (Vanillla)
The origin of pound cake can be traced back to the 18th century in England, where it was known as "pound cake" because it was traditionally made with a pound of each of its four main ingredients: flour, butter, sugar, and eggs. The cake was a simple and basic recipe, typically made with just these ingredients, and sometimes with the addition of a small amount of milk or a flavoring like vanilla or lemon zest.
Pound cake was a staple in many households, as it was a simple, affordable and a versatile recipe that could be enjoyed on its own or used as a base for other desserts. The cake was also popular in colonial America, and was often served to guests at special occasions such as weddings and holidays.
Over time, variations of the pound cake recipe have been developed, such as adding different types of flour, different types of sugar, and different types of flavorings. Some variations may include ingredients like nuts, fruits, and chocolate chips.
The traditional pound cake recipe is still enjoyed today, and is considered a classic dessert that is perfect for any occasion. Pound cake is also known in many cultures, like French quatre-quart, German Rührkuchen, Spanish bizcocho and many more. It is also a staple in many cultures for certain celebratory events like Christmas, Easter and other holidays.