Pound Cake With Plenty of Chestnuts

Pound Cake With Plenty of Chestnuts

There are lots of chestnuts in this pound cake. The texture is moist~. This is an extravagant pound cake with 3 egg yolks. There are no hints. You can make it easily.

Ingredients: 1 pound cake mold

◎Cake flour
100 g
◎Almond flour
30 g
◎Baking powder
1 teaspoon
100 g
80 g
Egg yolk
Vanilla oil (if not, vanilla extract)
8 drops
Candied chetnuts syrup
10 ~ 20 g
Candied chestnuts (in their inner skins)
150 ~ 200 g


1. =Prep= Bring the batter and egg yolks to room temperature. Beat the egg yolks. Sift the ◎ ingredients. Crush the chestnuts into suitable size.
2. Cream the batter until it becomes white. Add sugar, and mix. Add beaten egg yolks into 2 ~ 3 batches, and mix each time.
3. Add vanilla oil and candied chestnuts syrup. Add sifted ◎ ingredients in 3 batches, and fold in.
4. Mix crushed chestnuts. Line a mold with parchment paper or grease with butter. Then pour in the batter.
5. Bake in the oven at 180℃ (350℉) for 45 ~ 50 minutes. Check with a skewer and when it comes out clean, it's done. Let it cool, cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the fridge.
6. Let it sit overnight, then enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to create a sweet dish with lots of chestnuts and egg yolk.