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pound cake


The quatre-quarts or ‘four quarters’ cake, is one of the simplest, made of four ingredients (flour, butter, eggs, and sugar) and baked in a loaf or bundt pan. They are also readily available in the Pâtisseries Industrielles section of the supermarché.

Quatre-quart aux poires / Pear pound cake

The same batter can be used to make apple cakes, quatre quarts aux pommes, or pear, quatre quarts aux poires, etc.


Text © Dana Facaros

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