Orange Blossom Pound Cake

Rose Rauhauser


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


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8 or more
20 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 2 c
    butter, softened
  • 4 1/4 c
  • 4 1/2 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 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


  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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About Orange Blossom Pound Cake

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

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