May 17, 2012

Orange pound cake

Recipe by: Richard McHone


13 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened to room temp + more for greasing the pan
3 Tbsp. milk
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups cake flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
2 Tbsp. grated orange zest (1 large orange should be enough)

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare loaf pan by spray or grease with butter.
Mix the eggs, milk, and vanilla together in a bowl, set aside.
In a blender mix the flour, salt, and baking powder.
Cut in the butter to the flour mixture and add the orange zest.
Slowly add the egg mixture.
Mix for one minute and pour in the loaf pan.
Bake for 45 minutes.


1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup sugar
2 Tbls. Orange extract

In a small saucepan mix the ingredients bring to a boil then reduce temperature and constantly stir until mixture has reduced by half.
With pound cake being warm poke small holes on top then pour over mixture and continue until mixture is used up.
Cool and cut.