Orange Pound Cake

Orange Pound Cake

Tantalize your taste buds with orange cake that's simply sprinkled with powdered sugar!

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
cup milk
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
teaspoons grated orange peel
Powdered sugar, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Generously grease and lightly flour 10- or 12-cup fluted tube cake pan, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  2. In medium bowl, beat cake mix, milk, cream cheese, orange peel and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 38 to 44 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Turn pan upside down onto cooling rack or heatproof serving plate; remove pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Place cake on serving plate; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Store cake loosely covered.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
When grating orange peel, take care not to include any of the white pith, which is bitter tasting.
Looking to showcase this cake but don't have a cake pedestal? Secure a rimmed cake plate to a compatible upside-down bowl with sticky wax or hot glue (not recommended for fine china, crystal or antiques). The pieces will be secure yet easy to separate for cleaning.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 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;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.