Jul 5, 2016

Candied Citrus Peel Pound Cake Recipe


Few days back when i was cleaning my fridge, i found few bits and pieces. I found a jar of the homemade candied citrus peels.. I decided to use it in a cake and hence i made this one.

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This cake is a rich and buttery cake. It will be a little dense because all pound cake will be a little dense. A slice of this is great for breakfast along with a cup of coffee or tea.



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..



Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Baking Time : 1 hours
Serves : 5 to 6
Recipe Source: Technicolour Kitchen


Ingredients:


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups / 240 grams
Baking Powder - 3/4 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Unsalted Butter - 3/4 cup / 170 grams
Sugar - 1 1/4 cup / 250 grams
Orange Zest - 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence - 1 tblspn
Eggs - 3
Plain Yogurt or Sour Cream - 1/3 cup / 90 ml
Milk - 1/2 cup / 120 ml
Candied Citrus Peel - 1/2 cup chopped

For Glaze:
Confectioner Sugar / Icing Sugar - 1 cup
Orange Juice - 2 to 3 tblspn

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)

Method:

Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease a 21x11cm (8½ x 4½ in) loaf pan well and sprinkle flour over it. You can line it with baking paper and grease the paper as well.

Now in a bowl, take flour, baking powder and salt. mix well and set aside.

Now in a larger bowl, take butter, sugar, vanilla, orange zest and whip till creamy.

Add in egg one at a time and whip well. Now add in the flour mix, yogurt and milk and fold gently.

Now add in chopped candied orange peel and fold gently.

Spoon this into baking pan and bake for 1 hour.

Remove and let it cool down for 10 mins in pan. Remove to a cooling rack and cool it for 15 mins.

Now pour the glaze over and let it set for 15 mins.

Slice and serve.

For Glaze, mix icing sugar with orange juice till it is thick and smooth.

Check out this quick video:

 

Pictorial:
Grease a loaf pan with oil and dust with flour


take all your ingredients


take flour in a bowl


add baking powder and salt


whisk well


take butter in a bowl


add sugar


add vanilla


add orange zest


whisk well


add one egg at a time


whip till creamy


add eggs again


whip till creamy


add half of the flour mix


fold gently


add yogurt


add remaining flour


add candied peels


fold gently


add milk


fold gently


spoon this into baking pan


bake till done


remove to a cooling rack


for making glaze, take icing sugar in a bowl


add orange juice


mix well




spoon this over the cake


slice and serve



5 comments:

  1. Wow, nice thought.. good job aarthi. Have an urge to taste it... I'm not good at baking tough..

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  2. I can't take my eyes off this receipe. I wonder if I can get these kinds of innovative stuffs from bakery. It's good for people who are bad in baking like me, lol..

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  3. Priya @ asmallbite
    Hi aarthi,any alternative to eggs? Love the citrus peels in the cake.

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  4. This is a wonderful looking pound cake perfect for breakfast with tea. xo

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