Malted brown butter pound cake by Benjamina Ebuehi
Waitrose and Partners

Malted brown butter pound cake

Simple in both name and appearance, Benjamina Ebuehi's pound cake is heavy with butter. The dense crumb is at home when thickly sliced and served alongside a big mug of tea.

We hope you enjoy this recipe adapted from ​​Benjamina Ebuehi’s book, A Good Day To Bake. This recipe hasn't been created for Waitrose or tested by our food team, so we are unable to answer any questions you may have.

    • Serves8
    • CourseCake
    • Prepare20 mins
    • Cook1 hr 5 mins
    • Total time1 hr 25 mins
    • Pluscooling


    • 250g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
    • 250g caster sugar
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 3 large eggs, at room temperature
    • 250g plain flour
    • tbsp malted milk powder (such as Horlicks)
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp fine salt
    • 120g soured cream, at room temperature