Cornmeal Pound Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes 12 to 14 servings, with

    2 to 3

    thin slices per serving
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Adding cornmeal to this pound cake provides a delicate crunch to its satiny texture.


  • cups (250 grams) sifted cake flour
  • teaspoons baking powder


Baking Preparations

Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Using a paper towel, grease the bottom and sides of the pan with solid shortening. Dust generously with all-purpose flour, shake to distribute, and tap out the excess.