Ginger-Orange Pound Cake

Ginger-Orange Pound Cake

Pump up the flavor of pound cake with ginger, orange juice and peel!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

Cake
3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons grated gingerroot
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
2
cups sugar
1 1/2
cups butter or margarine, softened
5
eggs
1
cup orange juice
Topping
1/2
cup orange marmalade
1/4
cup chopped candied ginger
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube (bundt cake) pan with shortening or cooking spray; lightly flour. (Do not use dark or nonstick pan.)
  2. In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, gingerroot and orange peel; set aside.
  3. In another large bowl, beat sugar and butter 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 and top is dark golden brown. Cool 30 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  5. Spoon marmalade over cake; top with candied ginger.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Use a sharp, fine mesh grater to grate fresh gingerroot; discard the fibers that are left on the grater.
Special Touch
Garnish with sugared kumquats, To sugar the kumquats, brush with corn syrup and roll in granulated sugar.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 110mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 53g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 32g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 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 Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.