Cold-Oven Pound Cake

PUBLISHED FEBRUARY/MARCH 2008

A 100-year-old recipe claims that starting in a cold oven yields a pound cake that is especially tall and boasts a crisp crust. Can this unlikely recipe really work?

SERVES12

SEASON 2Historical Cakes

Cold-Oven Pound Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a pound cake recipe that produced an especially tall pound cake with a crisp crust. To create a light crumb, we used leaner whole milk instead of the heavy cream called for in most pound cake recipes. Swapping out all-purpose flou...

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 chocolate bar biscuit croissant topping
  • 1 jelly cotton candy
  • ½ jelly gummies
  • 2 cups liquorice chocolate
  • 2 jelly beans bonbon
  • 2 caramels tart gummi bears
  • 6 butterscotch caramel lollipops
  • 12 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

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