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Apple Cider Pound Cake

 Apple Cider Pound Cake
Fall in New England is so beautiful, and the apple cider here is the best! This recipe is a family favorite and I like to serve it with hot cocoa.
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ICING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add
  • eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir together
  • all dry ingredients; set aside. Combine cider and vanilla. Add dry
  • ingredients alternately with cider mixture to batter. Mix until well

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Apple Cider Pound Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • blended. Spoon into a greased 10-in. angel food cake pan or fluted
  • tube pan.
  • Bake at 325° for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted
  • near the center comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, combine icing ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil;
  • reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. While cake is warm, drizzle
  • half of icing over cake. Serve remaining icing over individual cake
  • servings if desired. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 469 calories, 22 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 133 mg cholesterol, 339 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.