With a tangy orange flavor and a bright pink blood orange glaze, this blood orange pound cake brightens up winter days.
Both blood orange zest and blood orange juice are used in the batter to add flavor to this cake.
It is then topped with a beautiful (totally naturally colored) blood orange glaze
Ingredients for Blood Orange Pound Cake – For Cake: – 1 1/3 cups flour (measured via spoon and level method) – 1 tsp baking powder – 1/4 tsp salt – cup granulated sugar – zest of a blood orange – cup unsalted butter, softened (1 stick) at room temperature – 2 large eggs (room temperature preferably) – cup freshly squeezed blood orange juice (from about 2 blood oranges)
For the Blood Orange Glaze: – cup powdered sugar – 2-3 tbsp freshly squeezed blood orange juice
Servings - 1 cake, Prep time - 30 mins, Cooking time - 55 mins, Type - Cake
The cake can be kept tightly wrapped on the counter for up to 4 days, it can be kept at room temperature for 4-5 days.
This cake won't stop your skin from drying out or turning the sun back quickly, but it does help us remember that bright days are ahead.