Preparation / Directions:
2-4 tablespoons orange, tangerine, or clementine juice
1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
1/4 teaspoon tangerine oil (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Generously spray a 10 inch tube pan or 12 cup Bundt pan with non-stick
cooking spray. Alternatively, prepare three 8 by 4 1/2 inch loaf pans.
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar and zest. Blend in eggs, vanilla
and orange oil or orange extract.
In a separate bowl, stir together baking powder, baking soda, salt and
Blend into batter, adding sour cream and orange juice as mixture combines.
Mix on slow speed, scraping bottom of bowl every once in a while to ensure
everything is incorporated and no fat and sugar are stuck to the bottom.
Spoon batter into prepared pan(s). Bake until cake tests done and springs
back when lightly pressed with fingertips. For a large cakes, 55-60 minutes,
45-55 minutes for loaves and smaller cakes. Remove, let cool 15-20 minutes
then cool on a wire rack.
For glaze, stir juice and confectioner's sugar together. Drizzle over cake.
Wait a few minutes to allow glaze to set, then repeat.
Garnish cake with long shreds of citrus zest.
Tangerine juice, citrus zest and tangerine oil make this cake a winner. Make
this as a tube cake or a gift l