Moroccan Pound Cake Recipe

Moroccan Pound Cake is a light and delicious cake recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Moroccan Pound Cake by following this easy recipe.
Moroccan Pound Cake Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 105 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 519
  • 2/3 cup Margarine
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • ½ cup Raisins
  • ¾ cup Nuts (chopped, unsalted, mixed)
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
How to make Moroccan Pound Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  • Line a 10-inch tube pan with waxed paper.
  • Mix margarine and sugar together until light.
  • Add eggs, one at a time. Beat the mixture after each egg addition.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add the flour mixture alternating with milk to the egg mixture. Beat well until smooth.
  • Add vanilla, raisins and nuts. Mix well.
  • Pour ¾ of the batter into the pan.
  • Add cocoa and cinnamon to the remaining ¼ batter. Mix well.
  • Pour the batter into the pan.
  • Run a knife through the batter to give it a marble effect.
  • Bake the batter for 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Remove and let the cake stand in the pan for 5 minutes.
  • Thereafter, turn out onto a wire rack and peel off the waxed paper.
  • Cool the cake and sprinkle powdered sugar over the cake.