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Orange Pound Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 tbsp orange extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 can lemon lime soda
  • 3 cups flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

    Spray a bundt pan with non-stick spray.

    In an electric mixer with the paddle attachment cream together butter, shortening and sugar for about 5 minutes.

    Add eggs one at a time.

    Add in the extracts and soda.

    Combine the flour and salt and add to the batter until combined.

    Pour batter into prepared pan.

    Bake for 50-60 minutes.

    Cool completely.

    Add a glaze if you choose- mix 2 cups powdered sugar and 2-3 TBSP milk with 1 teaspoon orange extract.