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Fresh Citrus Summer Pound Cake

fresh citrus summer pound cake Dessert
Fresh Citrus Summer Pound Cake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 16

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

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

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  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
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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