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SIMPLE Cranberry orange pound cake

SIMPLE Cranberry Orange Pound Cake


  • 1/2 Cup Butter, softened
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp Orange zest
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 Cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Cranberries

For the icing:

  • 1/2 Cup Confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Whole Milk
  • 3 Tbsps Orange juice


  1. Cream the butter with the sugar with a mixer in a bowl on high speed until pale in color.
  2. Add the eggs one at time, incorporating fully.
  3. Add the buttermilk, vanilla and orange zest.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients together in another bowl. Add to the mixture, whisk until evenly combined, do-not over whisk.
  5. Fold in the cranberries until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into a loaf pan that has either parchment paper or has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 320°F for 45-60 minutes, checking every 5 minutes after 45 min.
  8. Once cooled, make the glaze/icing by mixing the sugar, milk and orange juice.
  9. Pour or spread the glaze over the cooled pound cake.


  • Serving Size: 1

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