Saturday, September 29, 2012

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

Pound cake is one of those cakes you could almost forget.  It's not that it's not good, but a lot of the time it just doesn't stand out, or it's covered up with fruit or ice cream.  But this recipe from Carole Walter's Great Coffee Cakes is a reminder of why you shouldn't forget it--butter, cream cheese, and roasted vanilla beans come together to make a rich, moist, and very flavorful cake all on its own.  The vanilla bean is roasted and then blended with the sugar, intensifying its flavor.  Adding berries and ice cream on top isn't bad, however ...

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