Grapefruit Pound Cake

Ronda Krouch


Great with coffee for breakfast.
289 calories per slice


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 5/8 tsp
  • 1 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 6 oz
    1/3 -less-fat cream cheese
  • 2 large
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated grapefruit rind
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    2% milk
  • 1/2 c
    grapefruit juice
  • 1 1/4 c
    powder sugar

How to Make Grapefruit Pound Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F:
    Coat a 10-inch tube pan with baking spray. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and 1/2 tsp. salt, stirring well. Place granulated sugar, butter and cream cheese in a large bowl; bea with a mixer at high speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in oil, rind, and vanilla.
  2. Add flour mixture and milk alternately to batter, beginning and ending eith flour. Spoon batter into pan; bake until a wooden pick inserted in centercomes out with moit crumbs clinging. Cool in pan on a wite rack 10 minutes. Invert cake. Cool on rack.
  3. Place juice in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bringto a boil. Cook until reduced to 3 tbsp. (about 4 minutes. Cool slightly. Stir in powdered sugar and remainging 1/8 tsp. salt. Drizzle over cake.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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