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Orange Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Pound Cake, by , is from Calico Kids and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wendy Lundquist
Added: Wednesday, November 14, 2007


1 ¾ cups unsalted butter
2 ¾ c sugar
8 eggs
1 tsp orange extract
2 tsp grated orange rind
3 c flour
1 T baking powder
1 tsp salt
¾ c fresh orange juice
¾ c confectioners’ sugar
1 T orange juice plus 1 tsp water

Heat oven to 350. Butter and flour 10-inch tube pan. Tap out excess flour.
Beat butter in bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in sugar until fluffy, scraping down bowl. Add eggs one at a time. Beat in extract and rind.
Combine flour, baking powder and slat in small bowl. Gradually beat into butter mixture on medium speed, alternating with orange juice. Beat 2 minutes, scraping down bowl occasionally, until thick and creamy. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Lower heat to 300. Bake 45-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes; turn cake out on rack; cool completely.
Drizzle: In a bowl, whisk confectioners’ sugar and thinned juice until smooth. Drizzle over cooled cake. Let dry before slicing and serving.

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