Dutch Pound Cake
A variation on a traditional Dutch pound cake that was once baked stovetop in a bundt pan with a vented cover. So delicious!
Dutch Pound Cake
A variation on a traditional Dutch pound cake that was once baked stovetop in a bundt pan with a vented cover. So delicious!
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Servings Prep Time
12people 20minutes
Cook Time
1hour
Servings Prep Time
12people 20minutes
Cook Time
1hour
Ingredients
THE CAKE
  • 1 3/4cups all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2tsp baking powder
  • 3/4tsp salt
  • 2 3/4sticks butter(softened)
  • 1cup sugar
  • 4 eggs(room temp)
  • 1/4cup whole milk
  • 1tsp grated orange or lemon peel
  • 1/2tsp vanilla extract
Optional Icing
  • 1cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/4tsp orange zest
  • 1 1/2tsp orange juice
Instructions
THE CAKE
  1. Preheat the oven to 325°
  2. Grease and flour a bundt pan.
  3. Sift together the first 3 ingredients. Put aside.
  4. Put the butter in a mixing bowl and cream with the sugar. On low speed (or by hand) add the eggs one at a time til mixed thoroughly. Slowly add the dry ingredients alternating with the milk. Add the grated orange or lemon and the vanilla.
  5. Pour into the bundt pan and bake for one hour at 325°
  6. When it’s done baking leave it in the pan for about 20 minutes. Remove the cake and place on a plate and let cool.
ICING
  1. Mix together icing ingredients until smooth. Ice the cake when it’s cool.