Rating: 4.5 stars
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Grapefruit Pound Cake blossoms from the floral essence of grated grapefruit rind, while fresh grapefruit juice packs refreshing flavor to the powdered sugar glaze which is drizzled over this moist pound cake.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2012

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs
Yield:
Serves 16 (serving size: 1 slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°.

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  • Coat a 10-inch tube pan with baking spray. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon salt, stirring well. Place granulated sugar, butter, and cream cheese in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in oil, rind, and vanilla.

  • Add flour mixture and milk alternately to batter, beginning and ending with flour. Spoon batter into pan; bake at 325° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs clinging. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Invert cake. Cool on rack.

  • Place juice in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons (about 4 minutes). Cool slightly. Stir in powdered sugar and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Drizzle over cake.

Nutrition Facts

289 calories; fat 10.9g; saturated fat 4.8g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 44.8g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 42mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 202mg; calcium 41mg.
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