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Orange-Cranberry Pound Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

Start a weekend morning with this exquisitely rich and pretty pound cake, with delicate orange and tangy cranberry flavors. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3/4
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup granulated sugar
3
eggs
2
tablespoons orange juice
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
2
tablespoons coarse or granulated sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 9x5-inch loaf pan. In large bowl, beat butter and 3/4 cup granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add orange juice and vanilla; beat 30 seconds or until well blended.
  • 2
    Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat on low speed 30 seconds or just until blended. With spoon, fold in cranberries and orange peel. Spoon batter into pan. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Coarse sugar makes a nice crusty topping on the cake, but you can also use regular granulated sugar.
  • Make two batches of this delicious cake, one for you and one to give away. Wrap your gift in colored cellophane with a pretty ribbon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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