Four quarters cake (TM)

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Four quarters cake (TM)
Four quarters cake (TM)
The new Thermomix TM5 (2014)
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:292
Ready in:35 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:20th October 2012

Known in Spain as 'Bizcocho cuatro cuartos' it takes its name from the fact that it contains equal parts of the the four main ingredients: flour, sugar, butter and eggs. It can be made with with various flavourings such as lemon, vanilla, cinnamon etc. It is similar to the English Pound Cake.


Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F - gas 4)


  1. Tip the sugar into the very dry bowl 20 seconds / Speed 5-10 progressively
  2. Add the lemon peel and again 20 seconds / Speed 5-10 progressively
  3. Next, add the eggs 2 minutes / 37° / Speed 3
  4. Add the butter and beat 30 seconds / Speed 3
  5. Incorporate the flour, baking powder and salt 10 seconds / Speed 2½
  6. Finish by folding the mixture delicately with the spatula
  7. Pour into a greased and floured cake tin and bake in the oven for about 25-30 minutes

Recipe source

  • This is a translation of a recipe in Thermomix TM31 - Imprescindible para tu cocina which is the book supplied with Spanish TMXs.

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