This recipe is for a vanilla pound cake with green tea chocolate glaze, using our Jasmine Green Tea, Turkish Bay Leaf, and Lemon chocolate bar. The cake itself has a straightforward flavor, leaving the stage open for the beautiful green tea, bay leaf, lemon, and chocolate of the glaze. You will surprise and delight your guests serving this after your meal with a cup of coffee.
9 ounces all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
8 ounces butter, soft
8.5 ounces granulated sugar
4 eggs, room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk, room temperature
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
Grease and flour a loaf pan- set aside
Sift flour and add to a medium bowl; add baking powder and salt.
Using a hand mixer or standing mixer, add butter and sugar.
Mix on medium-high until it is light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time and then vanilla extract.
Mix on medium until well combined.
Scrape the mixing bowl to make sure everything is properly combined.
Add half the milk with half the flour mixture, mix on low.
Add the other half of the milk and flour mixture and mix on low.
Do not over mix- mix until the flour just disappears.
Scrap the bowl and gently mix until combined.
Pour batter into a prepared loaf pan and place in a preheated oven.
Bake for about an hour
Test if the cake is done by using a skewer and poke it in the middle to see if it comes out clean.
Cool for ten minutes then carefully remove from the pan and cool completely.