Orange Creamsicle Pound Cake

Introduction

Orange creamsicle pound cake is a delightful dessert inspired by the classic creamsicle flavor, combining the zesty brightness of oranges.

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History of Pound Cake

Pound cake has been a beloved dessert for centuries, originating in Europe and named for its traditional recipe that included a pound each.

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Unique Flavor Profile

This pound cake offers a unique twist with the addition of fresh orange zest and juice, reminiscent of the nostalgic creamsicle popsicles, creating a perfect.

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Ingredients Needed

Essential ingredients include all-purpose flour, sugar, butter, eggs, fresh oranges, vanilla extract, baking powder, and a pinch of salt.

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Preparing the Batter

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, then mix in the freshly grated orange zest and vanilla extract.

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Baking Process

Pour the batter into a greased loaf pan and bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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Cooling the Cake

Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Glazing the Cake

A simple glaze made with powdered sugar and freshly squeezed orange juice can be drizzled over the cooled cake for an extra burst of citrus flavor.

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