‘Espresso Pound Cake’

'Espresso Pound Cake'

Recipe Courtesy of Epicurious.com

A caffeinated pound cake….woo hoo!  Craving a coffee-flavored dessert, I searched online for something unique that would satisfy my sweet tooth. I found this recipe from an older issue of Bon Appetit magazine for a heavenly espresso-flavored pound cake.  With all of the traditional pound cake ingredients (flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla, baking powder) you add in a touch of ground cinnamon and pecans, as well as instant espresso powder for that rich coffee-taste.  Not only is there espresso powder in the cake batter itself, but also in the simple confectioner’s sugar and milk glaze that tops the cooled cake.  For decoration, I like to serve this pound cake with a few chocolate-covered espresso beans.  

(To view this recipe, click on the following link: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/espresso-pound-cake-with-cranberries-and-pecans-364074)

‘Espresso Pound Cake’

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  • Yield: 9-inch loaf
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Recipe type: Dessert

Ingredients:

  • http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/espresso-pound-cake-with-cranberries-and-pecans-364074
  • (* I chose to just add in pecans to the batter, not the top of the cake. I also omitted the dried cranberries found in the original recipe.)

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Comments: 2

  1. Leanne October 23, 2017 at 11:08 am Reply

    Yum, this looks great!

    • Personalchef07 October 23, 2017 at 11:59 am Reply

      It really was…even better with a scoop of chocolate chip ice cream!

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