Orange Buttermilk Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup butter, softened
  • 4
    cups sugar, divided
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 4
    cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 12
  • 1
    (7 ounce) package dried tropical fruit, chopped
  • 1
    cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
  • 2
    teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1
    cup orange juice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy.
  • Gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well.
  • Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition.
  • Combine 3 3/4 cups flour and baking soda; add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition.
  • Toss together fruit and remaning 1/4 cup flour; add nuts and orange rind. Stir fruit mixture into batter and pour into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Bring orange juice and remaining 2 cups sugar to a boil in a saucepan; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  • Pierce cake with a wooden pick and gently run a knife around edge of pan to loosen sides. Pour glaze over warm cake. Let cool in pan on a wire rack.
  • Invert cake onto a serving plate.
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