Thursday, March 29

Spiced Orange Glazed Pound Cake

Orange Pound cakes are a great and refreshing treat during the spring and summer months. They are easy to make from few ingredients and if you don't have fresh oranges in the house you can use lemons!

Makes 9" round cake
Full time: 1 1/2 hours (includes cool and galze time)

You will need:

For batter:
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup orange juice (1 orange juiced)
1/3 cup milk
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp all spice
1 tsp cinnamon
Zest from the orange you will juice

For glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup orange juice (1/2 fresh orange)

For top:
2 tbsp powdered sugar

Let us begin:

Preheat oven to 375

Mix all dry cake ingredients in a large bowl

Add in all wet ingredients and mix completely, pour into a lightly greased pan

Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes or until it tests done with a toothpick

Let sit for 5 minutes then flip out onto a plate

Let cool for for 20 minutes

While this cools- let's make the frosting

In a small bowl whisk together frosting ingredients

Pour over cake and then dust with the remaining powdered sugar and serve