Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Orange Pound Cake
3/4c. unsalted butter,softened
3/4 c. sugar
1/8 tsp.of salt
3/4 tsp. baking powder
zest of one orange(or 1 1/2 lemons)
1-1/4c. cake flour(NOT ALL PURPOSE)
Blend the butter and sugar together in the bowl of your mixer.Add the eggs and the zest.In another bowl,mix together the flour,baking powder and salt.Slowly add to the butter mixture.Scrape down the sides of your mixing bowl to ensure that all ingredients are incorporated.
***Cake flour gives this cake a lighter consistency than all-purpose flour.