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Orange Loaf Cake (Pound Cake)

Orange Loaf Cake (Pound Cake) Orange Loaf Cake (Pound Cake) Orange Loaf Cake (Pound Cake)

Because it is made with light margarine spread instead of traditional butter, this dense pound cake is rich and buttery-tasting, but better for you. Top the cake with a drizzle of orange icing.













Trans-fat Free


1 ½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
cup vanilla yogurt
low fat or non fat
1 tablespoon orange juice
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sugar
granulated white
1 ½ tablespoons orange zest
¾ cup margarine
light, soft spread (such as, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter - Light)
3 large eggs
Orange icing
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons orange juice


  1. Preheat oven to 325℉ (160℃). Grease and lightly flour 8½ inch x 8½ inch loaf pan.

  2. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.

  3. Combine the yogurt, orange juice and vanilla extract in a small bowl; set aside.

  4. In bowl of stand mixer, combine the sugar, orange zest and margarine; beat on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  6. Alternately beat in flour mixture and yogurt mixture on low speed just until blended.

  7. Pour/spoon batter into prepared pan.

  8. Bake 55 minutes, or until lightly browned and toothpick tests clean.

  9. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.

For Orange Icing:

Combine the confectioner's sugar with the orange juice, adding more, if necessary to thin.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Wow, this orange loaf cake looks so awesome, love that layer of icing. I am seriously salivating right now, wish I could have a few slices... Irresistibly YUM :)

almost 9 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 97g (3.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 34540% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 24%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 270mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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