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Fresh Citrus Summer Pound Cake

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Fresh Citrus Summer Pound Cake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 16
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Treat your guests to this citrus flavored pound cake that's baked to perfection - a delicious dessert.

Ingredients

Cake

  • 3 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice

Lime Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 to 6 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube cake pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, orange peel and lemon peel; set aside.
  • 3
    In another large bowl, beat butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly, until creamy. Add eggs; beat on low speed until well blended. Beat on high speed 5 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in flour mixture alternately with orange juice on low speed until smooth. Pour into pan.
  • 4
    Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and lime juice until thin enough to drizzle. Spoon glaze over cooled cake. Sprinkle with grated lime peel.

Nutrition Information

400 Calories, 19g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 53g Total Carbohydrate, 34g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
34g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Treat your guests to this citrus flavored pound cake that's baked to perfection - a delicious dessert.
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