Saturday, November 10, 2012

#BundtaMonth Orange Clove Bundt Cake

Today is the first time that I made a cake for #BundtaMonth.

Orange Clove Bundt Cake
 
 
 
 
 
-3 cups cake flour (sifted)
-3 teaspoons baking poweder (sifted)
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon ground clove
-1 teaspoon cinnamon
-1 teaspoon ginger
-2 sticks unsalted butter (room temp.)
-2 cups sugar
-4 eggs
-1 cup of milk
-1 tablespoon vanilla extract
-1 medium to large orange zested
 
Preheat oven 350 degrees.  Spray bundt pan with nonsticking spray
 
-In a large bowl add sifted cake flour, baking soda, salt, clove, cinnamon and ginger.

 
- In another large bowl beat butter and and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time until combined, then add orange peel.
 
-Alternatively, add flour mixture and milk until smooth into the egg mixture.  Starting with the flour mixture and ending with the flour mixture.
-Add vanilla flavoring into mxture and blend.  Do Not OverBeat.
 
-Bake 35-40mins or until toothpick comes out clean.  Cool in pan no longer than 10 mins and transfer to a cooling rack.
 
Orange Glaze
 
-1/2 teaspoon of orange zest
-1/4 cup freshly sqeezed orange juice
-1/2 cup confectioners sugar
 
 
-Mix all ingredients until well incorporated and pour over the top of the cooled cake