Naija Pound Cake

Naija Pound Cake

The Naija pound cake is delicious and easy to make. It’s like any other pound cake but with a Nigerian twist. Follow this simple recipe to recreate delicious Naija pound cake using Golden Penny Flour.


4 cups Golden Penny flour
10 Eggs
2 cups Golden Penny Margarine
1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
1 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 cup Milk


  1. Grease your baking pan with some margarine, dust it with some flour, and set it aside.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and nutmeg in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Add the rest of the butter (at room temperature) together with the sugar into another bowl or a mixer and mix thoroughly until it’s smooth and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one by one, mixing each egg into the mixture before adding the next one. Add vanilla and mix.
  5. Pour flour mix and milk into the cream mix from step 4, alternating between flour and milk. That is, pour some flour, then pour milk, and mix thoroughly.
  6. Pour your batter inside the baking pan and bake for 1 hr 20 mins – 1hr 40 mins, till the cake is golden and caramelized on the sides or till a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Leave to cool or serve hot.
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