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Orange Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Charlotte Wells-Dung

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c butter, softened
2 c Sugar
6 Eggs
2 c Flour
1/2 tsp Orange Extract
3 Tbsp Orange Juice
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
Zest of 2 Oranges *

* Zest is the finely grated out layer of the whole orange, lemon, or lime.

Orange Glaze:
2 c Confectioners Sugar
4 Tbsp Orange Juice
1/2 tsp Orange Extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each add.
Gently beat in remaining ingredients.
Bake in a greased and floured tube pan for 45 minutes (or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean).
Cool in pan for 10 minutes, turn out, and place top side up.
Pour glaze over warm cake, if desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
First to sell at any bake sale. As an option, Mom would add a thin layer of toasted pecans in the middle or the bottom of the cake.

 

 

 

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