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Orange Poundcake

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Introduction

Ingredients

Serves: 6

  • ¼ butter
  • 500 sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 oranges (zest of - 1/3 cup)
  • 750 flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 63 orange juice
  • 188 buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Method

Orange Poundcake is a community recipe submitted by wood nymph and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cream butter and sugar, add in eggs one a time and then add the orange zest.
  • Mix the dry ingredients and wet ingredients respectively; add the dry and wet ingredients alternately to the butter/sugar mixture beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  • Pour into two floured and buttered loaf pans, lined with buttered/floured parchment paper, and bake 50-60 minutes at moderate (350ºF) oven.
  • Cool 10 minutes in pan and then remove cakes to a wire rack.
  • Pour orange syrup over cakes and cool completely.
  • Orange syrup:

  • Cook 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup orange juice over low heat until sugar dissolves. Cool.
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