Orange Pound Cake With Orange Cheese

Traditional Pound cake is made with one pound of butter, one pound of sugar, one pound of eggs, one pound of flour........ But now there are many variation in the recipe. I have tried many recipes for pound cake and I landed up with this recipe.... This is one of the best pound cake recipe.







I have made a orange version of it. Commonly in pound cake lemon is used but I have made it with orange. And to make it more orangeeee I serve it with orange cheese. When ever I bake pound cake I will make some extra because many desserts can be made form pound cake.

This is my contribution to AFAM - Orange... Sharmi of Neivedyam.... is hosting this month's event....All the best Sharmi




Ingredients :



Orange Pound Cake:
Butter - 1/2 cup(1 stick)
All-purpose flour - 1 cup
Baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt - 1/4 teaspoon
Granulated sugar - 1 cup
Large eggs - 3
Fresh orange juice - 1 tablespoon
Orange zest - 1 1/2 teaspoons
Vanilla extract - 1 teaspoon

Orange Cream Cheese:
Cream cheese - 1/4 cup
Butter - 1 tablespoon
Orange zest - 1 teaspoon
Orange juice - 1 teaspoon
Powder sugar - 1/4 cup


Procedure :



Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

1. Grease an 8 1/2 by 4 1/2 by 3-inch loaf pan.

2. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a bowl, and set aside.

3. Combine butter and the sugar in the bowl of a mixer and mix it on high speed. Now add the eggs 1 at a time and mix well. 

4. Add the dry ingredients to the bowl, beating on low speed, and scraping the sides of the bowl.

5. Add the orange juice, zest, and vanilla, and beat until just incorporated.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake until the cake has risen, is golden brown on top, and a tester inserted into the center comes out clean, about 1 hour.




7. For orange cheese: Mix the cream cheese, butter, Orange zest, orange juice and the powder sugar. Beat it until smooth.

31 comments:

  1. hey Sukanya, your pound cake looks so beautiful. you have a beautiful landscape too.
    thanks dear for the lovely entry.

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  2. I love the blob of orange cheese on the cake - it must be so flavoursome! And is that your yard - it's lovely. You're lucky.

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  3. hi sukanya
    that was great.creative thinking.

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  4. Hi friends...
    Sharmi:
    Thank u.....

    Sra:
    Ya it had a great orange flavour. Thank u.....Ya I have a nice hill view at my backyard.

    Swapna Susarla:
    Thank u....

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  5. This is my mom's favourite kind of cake. The next time she visits I will definitely make it for her and use your recipe. You're right - it works so well in other desserts, like one of my favourite - trifle :)

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  6. this looks delicious, you are really a baking lover.

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  7. Orange cheese!!!! That sounds delicious!!!!! I am for sure gonna try this combo of orange pound cake and orange cheese. :)

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  8. I love pound cake even though it's fatty!;D With orange cream,it must taste fabulous!

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  9. Hi friends....
    Cynthia:
    Do try it cynthia..... Ya that's true, the extra of this pound cake is been turned into a chocolate trifle. I am will to post it in a week or so.

    Roopa:
    Ya i am....Thank u....

    Coffee:
    Do try it and let me know...... Thank u

    Asha:
    I think this pound cake has less butter than a regular pound cake...so no much guilty feelings abt fat.....Ha..Ha..Ha..Ha...Thank u so much for ur comments.

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  10. PMG sukanya... r u just baking @home or cooking something else also?;) kidding... my, my... they look soooooo good i really need to take lessons from u when it comes to baking:)

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  11. Your pics looks so beautiful!!!! Very nice recipe.. Thanx for sharing :)

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  12. Hi sukanya,
    ur orange cake looks great i think it will be very soft...

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  13. Hi friends...
    sia:
    Ha..Ha..Ha......Thank u so much....

    Ramya:
    Thank u...

    Priar's:
    Yes they are soft and fluffy.....Thank u...

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  14. Hi Sukanya,

    Cake looks awesome...First i was wondering what is that orange cheese..by end of your post i got it..just amazing...keep up.

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  15. hmm...pound cake can be used in other recipes too..quick and easy desserts with the same base ! your house must be smelling like a bakery with so much of baked goodies :)

    Shn

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  16. Too good. Looking really delcious :)

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  17. Hi friends...
    Usha:
    Thank u...

    Mishmash:
    Ya that true...Thank u ...
    Jenndz:
    Thank u.

    Archana:
    Thank u..

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  18. I love orange flavoured cakes...your's looks lovely...

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  19. Wow...its refreshing just to look at the recipe and pictures. Baking is the best thing to do in summers, mix things together, shove them into the oven and go relax in the living room while all the work gets done for you :))

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  20. wow! that cake looks amazing, must smell so good :) am drooling here...
    the orange cheese is such a lovely idea :)

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  21. This cake looks fluffy and nice :)
    Orange flavour really great.

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  22. Hi
    Richa:
    Thank u..

    Just for Fun:
    Welcome to my blog......Thank u..

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  23. Could feel the smell Sugnaya, They look yummy. Viji

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  24. Be still my heart! I adore anything with orange and your cake looks incredible. I will definitely try this recipe. Thank you for dropping by to visit my new food blog.

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  25. An orange pound cake that means summer is here :)

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  26. orange cake .....nice one ..pics are great lady ...i wish i could take a bite of it

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  27. hi sukanya,
    ur orange cake looks so nice.thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  28. Hi friends...
    Thank u ..

    Betty Jo:
    Welcome to my blog....Thank u

    Tigerfish:
    Ya.......so cool...

    Deepa:
    Ya sure....Thank u..

    Prajusha:
    Thank u for ur comments.

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  29. that pound cake looks wonderful, such a beautiful color.

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