Orange Glazed Pound Cake

Orange Glazed Pound Cake 


Preparation and cook time: 60 minutes


Serves 10


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 t orange zest
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
For Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups confectionary sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 t orange zest
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 4 mini loaf pans or 1 9 x 5 loaf pan. In a large mixing bowl add flour, baking powder and salt and mix well. Using a mixer beat the butter and sugar until fluffy about 3 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time until well incorporated. Add the orange zest and the orange juice and mix. Add the four and mix well. Pour the batter in the loaf pans evenly. Bake for 25 minutes in mini loaf pans or 45 minutes in large loaf pan or when toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool cake on wire racks.

For glaze: In a bowl mix confectionary sugar, orange zest and orange juice until thick and creamy. Pour glaze over cake until top is covered. Let glaze set and harden a bit about 1 hour. Slice and serve with vanilla ice cream.

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