Orange Blossom CakeFrom angelgirl94 4 years ago
- 1 cup butter-softened shopping list
- 2 1/2 cups sugar shopping list
- 4 eggs-room temperature shopping list
- 1 tablespoon grated orange peel shopping list
- 1 teaspoon orange extract shopping list
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract shopping list
- 1/2 cup sour cream-room temperature shopping list
- 1 cup buttermilk-room temperature shopping list
- 1/2 cup orange liqueur(triple sec) shopping list
- 3 cups cake flour- sifted shopping list
- 1 teaspoon baking powder shopping list
- 1 teaspoon baking soda shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1 cup chopped dates shopping list
- 1 cup chopped pecans shopping list
- Glaze: shopping list
- 1 cups sugar shopping list
- 1 cup water shopping list
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel shopping list
- 1/2 cup orange liqueur shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
- Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a medium size mixing bowl. Set aside.
- Grease and flour one 12-cup tube pan or three 9" x 5" loaf pans.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat until light fluffy.
- Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue beating mixture for at least 7 minutes.
- Add sour cream, orange peel, and extracts.
- Add flour mixture to batter alternating with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour. Mix until just combined after each addition.
- Add liqueur. Mix until combined.
- Stir in dates and pecans
- Pour batter into prepared pan(s). Bake in center of oven for 55-60 minutes for loaf pans/ 1 hour 15 minutes for tube pan or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Cool in pan for 15 minutes then turn cake out onto wire rack with a shallow pan underneath. If using loaf pans, leave cakes in pan.
- In a small saucepan, combine glaze ingredients and boil for one minute.
- Cool slightly and slowly pour over cake. If using loaf pans, let cake cool in pan or wait at least 30 minutes before transferring to wire rack.
- Cool completely and serve with whipped cream, whipped topping, or ice cream.
The Cookangelgirl94 Reidsville, NC
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