Ginger-Orange Pound Cake

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

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Cake

3
cups 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    110mg
    110%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    53g
    53%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    32g
    32%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    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.
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