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Orange Cranberry Pound Cake with Vanilla glaze Recipe
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Orange Cranberry Pound Cake with Vanilla glaze Recipe

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For me, pound cake is both comforting and delicious. This buttery cake combines the tastes of both orange and cranberry and tops it off with a sweet vanilla glaze. — Angela Spengler, Clovis, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cupcranberries, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/3 cup Land O Lakes Unsalted Butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons hot water

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 658 calories, 30 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 92 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 12 cup Bundt cake pan.
  2. Place sugar, 1 1/4 cup butter, orange extract and eggs in large mixing bowl. Mix on low 1 minute to combine. Scrape down bowl. Mix on on high for 5 minutes.
  3. In second large bowl, use a large spoon to mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture to butter mixture, alternately with the milk. Mix throughly.
  5. Stir in cranberries, walnuts and orange peel; pour into prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  7. Cool for 30 minutes and remove from pan. Finish cooling on wire rack.
  8. For glaze, heat 1/3 cup butter in a small saucepan until melted. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Stir in water. Drizzle over pound cake.
ORANGE-CRANBERRY MINI POUND CAKES WITH VANILLA GLAZE: Make batter as directed; fill 16 greased and floured 4-in. fluted tube pans. Bake at 350° for 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Originally published as Orange-Cranberry Pound Cake with Vanilla Glaze in Taste of Home December/January 2012, p63

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 658 calories, 30 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 92 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2012

I sent mini bundts out in my Christmas treat boxes this year... I received many compliments!

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2011

This cake is delicious and makes a nice cake to take to a gathering. It was a hit at our dinner 8!!!

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