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Orange Cardamom Pound Cake

Orange Cardamom Pound Cake is a light citrus-flavored cake made with olive oil instead of butter, orange juice and zest and the warm spice, cardamom. 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Course Cake
Servings 9 inch cake


For the Cake:

  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • zest from 1 large orange
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup honey
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour

For the Topping:

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut out a parchment circle and place into a 9 inch round cake pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk all cake ingredients together.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 50 minutes. Let cool and then remove cake from the pan.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and cut into slices.


Picture: the pictures of this cake are with a mandarin, not a navel orange because I forgot to buy a second one.
Storage: cake can be stored on the counter for 3 days. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and freeze for up to 3 months.

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

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