Pound cake refers to a type of cake traditionally made with a pound of each of four ingredients:
flour, butter, eggs and sugar. Pound cakes are generally baked in a loaf pan and served either dusted with icing sugar, enrobed in chocolate or glazed. There are numerous variations of the traditional pound cake with additional ingredients like flavours, leavening agents and fillings.
BiTex 11501 functional flour is used in pound cake recipes in order to achieve an increased softness in combination with an extended freshness. The crumb structure will be more tender and moist. By the increase of the dough viscosity the bearing power of fillings increases as well.
A standard formulation is offered in combination with 2 advisory recipes using BiTex 11501. The standard formulation is basic and upon the situation variations in the recipe can be made. BiTex 11501 will bring a high water absorption and an increased softness.