Orange Blossom Pound Cake

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By Rose Rauhauser
from Bronx, New York to York, PA

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

serves 8 or more
prep time 20 Min
cook time 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
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat 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.
  • 2
    Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  • 3
    When 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.
  • 4
    In 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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