• 12servings
  • 85minutes
  • 491calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB1, B2, B3, B12, H, C, D
MineralsFluorine, Iron, Sulfur, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 3 cups sugar, divided

  3. 4 eggs

  4. 1 tablespoon orange peel, divided

  5. 3 cups all-purpose flour

  6. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  7. 1-1/3 cups buttermilk

  8. 1 pound chopped dates

  9. 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

  10. 1/2 cup orange juice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Orange Date Pound Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home In a large bowl, cream butter and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in 2 teaspoons orange peel. Combine flour and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition. Stir in dates and pecans.

  2. Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. tube pan; spread evenly. Bake at 325° for 70-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

  3. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, remaining sugar and orange peel, until blended; drizzle over warm cake. Yield: 12-16 servings.


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