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grand marnier pound cake

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

This is another one from my old recipes files.

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Ingredients For grand marnier pound cake

  • 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

How To Make grand marnier pound cake

  • 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.

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