Orange-Pecan Pound Cake

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READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Using an electric mixer, beat the butter in a mixing bowl on medium speed for about 2 minutes or until soft and creamy.
  • Gradually add in the sugar; beat at medium speed 5-7 minutes.
  • Add in eggs, one at a time, beating just until the yellow disappears.
  • Add in rinds and orange extract, stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl, add nuts and 1/4 cup flour; stir to combine; set aside.
  • Add remaining flour, baking powder, and salt to a bowl; stir to combine.
  • Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with milk; begin and end with flour mixture.
  • Mix on low speed just until blended after each addition.
  • Add in pecans; stir to combine.
  • Pour batter into a greased and floured 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  • Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 5 minutes or until pick comes out clean.
  • Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10-15 minutes.
  • Turn out of pan and let cool completely on wire rack.
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