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Blood Orange Pound Cake (from Scratch)

Desserts

From our customer, Joanne C.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • 3 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 heaping teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 orange rind, finely grated
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice (about 4 oranges)
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts or pistachios

Directions

Preheat oven to 350o.
Brush two 8" or 9" round cake pans with olive oil and dust with flour.
Whip egg whites in large bowl until firm and white (or use electric beater). If hot, place in refrigerator.
Whip the yolks and vanilla until they become foamy.
Whisk in both sugars and add olive in slow, steady stream.
Add flour, baking powder, rind, and juice and beat well until the batter is smooth (may use electric mixer).
Gently fold in egg whites.
Divide batter between two pans and sprinkle with pine nuts.
Bake about 30-35 minutes until top is golden and toothpick comes out clear.
Cool before serving.

* Makes two individual cakes.

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