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Persian Pound Cake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A tender and delicious cardamom and rose water-scented pound cake to take your taste buds on an exotic and mysterious journey! Enjoy."
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1 h 25 m servings 414
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 tube cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a large tube pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment paper; spray parchment paper.
  2. Whisk all-purpose flour, almond flour, baking powder, cardamom, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Combine sugar, cream cheese, and butter in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add rose water and vanilla extract. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in flour mixture gradually on low speed until batter is smooth and no lumps remain.
  4. Pour batter into the prepared tube pan.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool in the pan for 15 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack to cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 414 calories; 18.6 53 10.5 134 324 Full nutrition

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Really lovely! Beautifully scented, perfect pound cake. If you aren't using a tube pan, this makes 1 9x5 and 1 8x4 at a time. My tube pan was packed away.