Grand Marnier Pound Cake Recipe

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Grand Marnier Pound Cake

Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

This is another one from my old recipes files.


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Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter,2 sticks, softened
1 2/3 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 ts. salt
1/4 cup grand marnier
1 tbsp. grated orange zest
5 eggs

GLAZE:

1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cups grand marnier
1/4 cup sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the cake, preheat oven to 350. Generously grease a 10 inch fluted tube pan. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl with mixer on high speed, beat butter til creamy. Gradually beat in the sugar and continue beating til mixture is light and fluffy. Turn mixer speed to low.l
3
Sift in flour, baking powder and salt. Beat just til flour is absorbed. Beat in Grand Marnier and orange zest. Beat in eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
4
Spread batter into prepared pan. Smooth the top evenly. Bake til cake shrinks from side of pan and skewer inserted in middle comes out clean, about 1 hour and 5 minutes. Let stand in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes, then carefully unmold cake onto a second rack. placed over a piece of wax paper or foil
5
For gflaze: mix the orange juice, Grand Marnier and sugar in a small pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, lower heat and simmer til mixture forms a light syrup, about 5 minutes. Brush the syrup all over the warm cake. When the cake is cool, transfer it to a serving plate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes