Thursday, April 29, 2010

Orange Pound Cake

Thursday, April 29, 2010
I wanted to master my baking skills.. So i tried baking this one. It wasn't that bad though.I loved the taste of this cake.It s pretty easy to make.

The Ingredients :
All purpose flour/Maida - 1 1/2 cups
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup
Butter/Oil - 5-6 tbsps
Eggs - 2 beaten
Orange Zest - 1-2tsps
Orange juice - 6-7 tbsps
Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
Milk - 1/4 cup ( u can use buttemilk also)
Salt just a pinch

I made it like this :
1. Preheat the oven to 350F/180C
2. Grease and flour a round baking pan.
3. In a bowl cream butter/oil and sugar.
4. Add beaten eggs, orange zest orange juice and vanilla extract and beat well
5. In another bowl sift together maida, salt and baking powder.
6. Add this maida along with milk to the mixture and mix well(see that no lumps are formed)
7. Pour the batter into the baking pan and bake for like 30 -40 min or until the toothpick comes out clean :)
8. Let it cool for about 10 min.

For extra taste

On a low flame heat 1/2 cup orange juice and 1/2 cup sugar until the sugar dissolves.Spoon the syrup over the cake and let it cool completely
9. Slice it and enjoy..

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