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Strawberry and mascarpone pound cake

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 2 loaves
Author Giulia


  • 8 eggs, about 500 g
  • 500 g sugar
  • 500 g mascarpone cheese
  • 500 g flour, 400 g plain flour + 100 g rice flour
  • 20 g baking powder
  • lemon zest
  • 500 g strawberries
  • butter to grease the moulds


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Weigh the eggs with their shell. What will be the weight that should be used for flour, mascarpone and sugar.
  • Beat the eggs and the sugar until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  • Now add the mascarpone cheese and stir thoroughly.
  • Mix in the flour, the baking powder and the lemon zest. Stir until everything is evenly mixed.
  • Wash and path the strawberries dry. Slice or halve them and fold them gently into the mixture.
  • Pour into two plum-cake tins, previously greased and floured.
  • Bake for about 1 hour and 15' and let it cool down completely before unmould.
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