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Blood Orange Pound Cake

Slice into heaven with this delicious way to celebrate Spring! Blood Orange Pound cake is here to make your afternoon's feel a little more special. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 59 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 14 minutes
Servings 10 Slices

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Cups AP Flour
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Greek yogurt you can also use sour cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Orange Extract
  • 1/4 Cup Blood Orange Juice About the juice from one orange
  • 1 Tablespoon Blood Orange zest about the zest from one orange

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F. Grease and parchment line a loaf pan.
  2. In the bowl of your stand mixer, cream butter & sugar together until light and fluffy. Add zest and follow with eggs one at a time, mixing until each is combined. Add extracts and follow with yogurt and orange juice.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.
  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients & mix until just combined.
  5. Pour batter into your prepared loaf pan and top with thinly sliced circles of orange.
  6. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack & serve!