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



Ingredients:

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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11 comments:

  1. Looks so decadent. can i have a slice

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

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

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

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

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

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  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!

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  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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