Vanilla Pound Cake (Kue Bolu Vanila)

Simple Sponge cake with vanilla flavour that can be served on your table anytime. It’s perfect for snack, breakfast, or tea time. Hope you like it.. 🙂

Total Time: 1 hour

Serving: 10-12 slices


8                    Egg whites

200 g               Margarine, melted

250 g               Flour

200 g               Sugar

¼ tsp     Baking powder (or 4g)

½ tsp               Vanilla Extract


  • Melt the margarine. You can use a pot like me, or simply put it in the microwave.
  • Pre-heat oven on 160 degrees. Grease all corner baking pan 30x10x7 (if you don’t have, don’t worry, you can use any pan that have similar volume.)
  • Mix white egg and sugar on high-speed for about 10 minutes until it’s foamy and the slimy white egg is gone.
  • Decrease the speed to medium and little by little add in flour.
  • Once it’s well mixed, turn off the mixer. Pour in the melted margarine and stir with spatula.
  • Pour batter in the baking pan, leave in the oven for about 40-50 minutes. To check if it’s well cooked, use a tooth pick. If it’s wet, then it’s not cooked yet.
  • Leave it cool for about 10 minutes before taking the cake out from baking pan. Enjoy… 🙂

Author: Dewi

Hello there! If you are stopping by this page, you are probably searching for easy Asian home-cook meal inspirations that are uncomplicated, quick, budget-friendly, and still tasty and delishhh….. That’s what I am going to share in this blog. I am not a chef, I cook because I love it and I enjoy it. To give you a little background of who I am…. My name is Dewi, a self-made home-cook who enjoys filling her kitchen in with tasty and delicious of Asian food. I was born and grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia where I have never learned how to cook (except frying an egg or two, add soy sauce, and eat it with rice) and never thought I would have to cook ever in my life. Because my mom, who was (still is) the “family chef” had never encouraged the children to be involved in the kitchen. So, my passion for food and cooking came later on when I went abroad. In 2006, I moved to Beijing, China where I lived for a good 9 years. I occasionally cooked as I preferred to eat out or to order in, for a simple reason, it’s convenient and affordable (back then). My cooking journey became more apparent in 2015 when I decided to move to Germany. Eating out, especially for Asian food is expensive and not authentic. The selection of Asian restaurants is limited and because of the high price, it would mean that I would have to burn a hole in my pocket if I want to do it often. So now that I have a small family (my husband, my son, and I), I cook not only for myself but also for them. I like to try new things like occasional baking or non-Asian food. For that being said, I want to share my cooking journey with you and hope that you can find new food inspirations that you can do yourself at home, either for yourself or your family, it doesn’t have to be complicated. Happy cooking! =) Xoxo Dewi

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