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Orange pound cake with zesty orange glaze
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Orange Pound Cake with an Zesty Orange Glaze

Orange Pound Cake with an Zesty Orange Glaze
Course Baking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Author Foodcow

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces /1 cup Butter At room Temperature
  • 21/4 cups Sugar
  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour or maida
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Curd+1/4 cup water or 3/4 cup butter milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • Zest of 2 oranges 1 tbsp
  • 4 Eggs

Glaze

  • 1 Cups Caster Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Orange Juice
  • 1/2 tbsp Orange Zest

Instructions

  • In a large bowl,Cream the butter with a whisk or a hand whiske till it turns pale.
  • Add the sugar and again whisk till the sugar crystals start to dissolve and it looks like a very light yellow paste.
  • In a separate bowl mix the flour,baking powder,cinnamon and salt and set aside.
  • Combine the buttermilk and the orange juice.
  • Add the juice mixture and the flour mixture to the creamed butter alternatively and combine.Add the vanilla extract and the orange zest.
  • Add the eggs one by one and mix.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 40-50 minutes till the skewer comes out clean.
  • Once cooked,take out of the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  • Gently transfer to a wire rack and cool till at room temperature.
  • Glaze
  • Sift the caster sugar.
  • Whisk the caster sugar,orange zest and orange juice till you get a thick glaze.
  • Once the cake has cooled pour over it.

Notes

I have used a bundt pan.You can use a normal pan too but keep an eye on the cooking time.
I used freshly squeezed orange juice for this cake but you can use store bought orange juice also but adjust the sugar accordingly.