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Orange Bundt Cake

Prep Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bundt Cakes, Orange Bundt Cake, Orange Cake
Servings: 8
Calories:

Ingredients

For The Orange Bundt Cake

  • cups all purpose flour
  • tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk*
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 4-5 drops orange food coloring*

For The Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 drops orange food coloring

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° and spray a Bundt pan with a non stick spray right before filling.

For The Orange Bundt Cake

  • Whisk together flour and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  • Beat butter and sugar together until creamy then add eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Pour buttermilk, vanilla, orange extract and orange zest into sugar mixture and beat until combined.
  • Gradually add flour and mix until just combined and then add food coloring. Stir.
  • Pour into prepared Bundt pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
  • Carefully remove from oven and let sit for about 5-6 minutes then turn over on wire rack to cool.

For The Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

  • Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla together.
  • Add 1½ cups of powdered sugar at a time, mix well, then add the remaining 1½ cups. Mix well and then frost cake once completely cooled.

Notes

Recipe inspired from Savvy Mama Lifestyle
*To make homemade buttermilk, add 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice into a measuring cup then add milk to equal 1 cup. 
*If you do not have orange food coloring, add equal drops of red and yellow food coloring to make orange.