Orange-Soaked Pound Cake (from scratch)


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  • Servings: 12
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 50m
  • Ready In: 1:30 h


  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


Step 1

Bring butter & eggs to room temperature. In a bowl stir together flour, baking powder & nutmeg

Step 2

Beat butter with mixer, medium speed for about 40 seconds. Gradually add sugar to butter and mix until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Add eggs one at a time with a minute in between

Step 3

Gradually add the flour mixture, beating on low to medium speed just until combined

Step 4

Pour into greased and floured loaf pan. Bake at 350 for about 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean

Step 5

Cool on a wire rack for 10 minute and then remove from pan. Place 1 cup powdered sugar in a bowl, add the juice of the oranges to the powdered sugar and soaked the cake while still warm


Delicious, Orange-Soaked Pound Cake, which is from scratch, can be severed right away.

If you are single; Sliced, divide and frozen if you are on your own and want some later.

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