Pound and other MCI cakes had straight sides, as they were normally baked or steamed in the partially sealed can, which allowed gasses to escape during baking, and then sealed completely when cooled. I am currently experimenting with trying to get the shape exactly the same, but in the interimyou can use jumbo-sized muffin/cupcake tins. To most aficionados, appearance is not as important as the C-Rat Pound Cake experience itself. You will also need some jumbo-sized cupcake liners.
|Pound cake ingredients. Simple, no?|
· The batter is somewhat stiff, but don't worry about leveling it on top. It will level out when it bakes.