Orange-Cranberry Pound Cake

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

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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