Hair cake recipe
It’s 2016 and you’re still not eating Hair Cake? WTF is wrong with you? Get your shit together people.
For a more traditional easy cake recipe, check Martha Stewart’s Vanilla Pound Cake:
- 225 grams (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
- 250 grams (2 cups) all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan
- 200 grams (1 cup) sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 177°C (350°F). Butter and flour a 21 x 11 x 6 cm (6-cup) loaf pan; set aside.
Using an electric mixer on high speed, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; add vanilla and salt. With mixer on low, gradually add flour, beating just until combined (do not overmix).
Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, about 1 hour (tent with aluminum foil if browning too quickly). Let cool in pan 15 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack, and turn upright to cool completely.