Friday, May 23, 2014

Orange Bundt Cake/ Pound Cake

One of my kiddos favorite cake flavor is orange. My little one does not have sweet tooth. But she loves muffins and cakes that I make since I don't put too much sugar in them. This one is one of her favorites. The fresh orange flavor with nutmeg really creates a delicate balance. Whole house smells like orange scented candle has been lit. This can stay up to a week when covered in a closed container and more in the refrigerator. This freezes well too.

Prep Time: 15 min | Baking Time: 45 to 50 min | Makes - One Bundt / Pound cake


AP Flour + Multi-grain Flour - 1 1/2 Cups
Baking Powder - 1 tsp.
Salt - 1/2 tsp.
Butter - 1/2 Cup
Olive Oil - 1/2 Cup
Brown Sugar - 1 Cup
Eggs - 4
Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp.
Nutmeg Extract - 1 tsp.
Orange Juice - 1/2 Cup
Orange Zest - 1 tsp.

For Glaze :
Orange Juice - 1/3 Cup
Sugar - 1/3 Cup

Method of Preparation:

~ Preheat the oven to 350 deg Farenheit. Spray or butter the bundt cake pan and keep it aside.
~ In a small bowl sieve, flour, baking powder and salt.
~ In another bowl, cream butter with a mixer.
~ Add in olive oil and brown sugar and mix.
~ Now add one egg at a time, mixing them at low speed.
~ Add in vanilla and nutmeg extracts.
~ Now alternating between the dry ingredients and orange juice, mix the batter until smooth. Always end with the dry ingredient.
~ Add in the zest and pour the mix into prepared pan.
~ Bake until the toothpick inserted comes out clean. Takes upto an hour depending upon the pan shape and differences in the oven.
~ Prepare the glaze by mixing orange juice and sugar.
~ Once the cake is done, let it cool for 15 minutes. Place it on wire rack on top of a cookie sheet. Now pour the glaze all over the cake. Let it cool completely before serving.

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  1. Looks so decadent. can i have a slice

  2. I love orange cakes... this looks really so good...

  3. I can smell the amazing orange scent here too. love this cake.

  4. Looks so yummy and flavorful...And its pretty. Found at hearts for home linky. Have a wonderful weekend.

  5. This sounds wonderful! Thanks so much for linking this up to the Friday Frenzy!

  6. Orange bundt cake looks delicious lovely, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul bloghop.

  7. pinning this one! and featuring your recipe on the Hearts for Home Blog Hop this week.
    Thank you for sharing this recipe - can't wait to try it!

  8. Sounds so fragrant! Orange is such a nice scent. :) Thanks for stopping by and sharing this on Five Friday Finds! I'm looking forward to what you share this week. :)


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