Orange Pound Cake





Fragrant, moist, and tender Orange Pound Cake flavored with freshly squeezed orange juice and orange zest. Perfect for snack time or tea time.







*1¾ cup / 260 g all purpose flour
*1½ tsp baking powder
*1¼ sticks / 140 g butter (softened)
*¾ cup / 160 g sugar
*2 large eggs
*120 ml milk
*90 ml orange juice
*Zest from 1 orange




Grease and flour an 8-in x 4-in loaf pan. Preheat oven to 150 C.
Sift flour and baking powder into a medium sized bowl.

Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. This will take about 2 to 3 minutes.

Beat in eggs, one at a time until combined.

Add half the flour mixture, half of the milk, and half of the orange juice. Beat on low speed. Then add remaining flour mixture, milk, and orange juice. Continue to beat until combine.
Fold in orange zest. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake for 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, remove and cool on wire rack.





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