Perfect Pound Cake

Perfect Pound Cake

Serves: 10

5 cups all-purpose flour                                 ¾ Cups Butter Olive Oil

2 cups sugar                                                     4 eggs

1 teaspoon salt                                                  5 teaspoons baking powder

½ tablespoon nutmeg                                         2 cups milk

2 tablespoons vanilla extract                               Espresso Balsamic to drizzle

1 cup whipping cream

Preheat oven 350⁰ Grease a 10 inch tube pan, dust with flour, tapping out the excess.  In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder, nutmeg together.  Set aside.  In a medium bowl, using a mixer, combine Butter Olive Oil and sugar.  While beating, add eggs one at a time. 

Add the flour mixture and milk, alternating the two, mixing well on low speed, and then mix in the vanilla extract.  Pour into pan and bake for 1 hour and 30 min., or until toothpick comes out clean from center of cake. 

Cool in pan 30 min.  Turn on rack to cool completely.  Cut it in individual portions and top it with a tablespoon of whipped cream and a drizzle of Espresso Balsamic Vinegar.

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