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Orange Pound Cake Loaf


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Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes


  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates


Grease a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan; dust with flour.

In a large bowl, beat butter. Add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. In a separate bowl, stir together flour and baking powder.

Gradually beat flour mixture into the butter and egg mixture just until blended.

Stir in orange zest and orange juice; fold in pecans and dates. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 45 to 55 minutes, or until cake tests done. Cool in pan on a rack; remove from pan to rack to cool completely.

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