Orange Blossom Pound Cake

10
Rose Rauhauser

By
@NewYorkWoman

This is another recipe from my Italian Grandmother Lucia. Hope you all enjoy it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
butter, softened
4 1/4 c
sugar
4 1/2 c
sifted cake flour
2 1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
milk (whole milk)
9
large eggs
3 Tbsp
orange extract
zest of 3 oranges
2 c
orange juice

How to Make Orange Blossom Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a large capacity bundt pan or 10" tube pan. Cream butter together with 2 1/4 cups of sugar. Sift your cake flour. Add flour, baking powder and salt to batter. Add the milk, eggs, 1 tablespoon of orange extract and orange zest and beat until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared bundt pan.
  • 2Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  • 3When cake comes out of the oven leave it in the pan 15 minutes, remove and poke holes all over the cake with a toothpick and then let cool thoroughly.
  • 4In a small saucepan, combine the orange juice, remaining 2 cups sugar and remaining 2 tablespoons of orange extract. Bring to a boil over heat. Paint the sauce onto the cake with a pastry brush.

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About Orange Blossom Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American