Orange pound cake | How to make Orange pound cake

By Balachandrika Kandaswamy  |  30th Sep 2015  |  
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About Orange pound cake Recipe

A very soft, moist and tasty orange pound cake glazed with orange syrup.

Orange pound cake, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Orange pound cake is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Balachandrika Kandaswamy. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Orange pound cake is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Orange pound cake recipe by Balachandrika Kandaswamy. Orange pound cake can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Orange pound cake just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Orange pound cake can serve 5 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Orange pound cake.

Orange pound cake

Ingredients to make Orange pound cake

  • butter - 1/2 cup
  • Granulated sugar - 1 cup
  • eggs - 2
  • Orange zest - 40 ml
  • flour - 1 & a 1/2 cup
  • baking powder - 1/4 tsp
  • baking soda - 1/4 tsp
  • vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  • orange juice - 40 ml
  • buttermilk - 90 ml
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
  • orange juice - 1/4 cup
  • sugar - 1/4 cup

How to make Orange pound cake

  1. Grease the surface of the baking loaf pan with butter and line the bottom with parchment paper
  2. Cream the butter and 1 cup of granulated sugar in a bowl by using a whisk or with an electric mixer for about 4 -5 minutes until it becomes light and fluffy
  3. Beat 2 eggs and add it to the butter mixture.
  4. Add orange zest and mix everything together.
  5. In an another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  6. Add orange juice, buttermilk and vanilla extract to the flour and mix well.
  7. Pour this mixture in to the bowl having butter and eggs.
  8. Mix well for few a minutes.
  9. pour the batter in the baking pan and smooth the top with back of a spoon or a spatula.
  10. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes and then place the baking pan inside
  11. Bake it for 45 minutes to 1 hour until the tooth pick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  12. While baking the cake, we can prepare the syrup. Mix 1/4 cup of orange juice and 1/4 cup of sugar in a vessel and heat it on a low flame until sugar dissolves. Keep it aside to cool.
  13. Once the cake is ready, take it out of the oven and let it rest in the baking pan for 10 minutes.
  14. Take it out of the pan and cool it on a wire rack for few more minutes
  15. Finally pour the orange syrup over the cake and let it cool completely
  16. Make slices and enjoy eating the delicious orange cake.

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