Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

A no fuss desert. Save time by making it a day ahead. Delicious toped with lavender whipped cream. From BHG.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons orange extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside.
  3. Let butter, eggs and cream stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  4. Place butter in a large mixing bowl; beat on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until well combined (this will take about 10 minutes). Beat 2 minutes more.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating about 1 minute after each addition. Alternately add flour and cream, beating on low speed after each addition just until combined.
  6. Beat in vanilla, orange peel and orange extract.
  7. Transfer to prepared pan.
  8. Bake about 1 hour and 20 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched.
  9. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes; remove from pan.
  10. Cool completely on wire rack.

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