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Orange-Vanilla Pound Cake

My family’s recipe for Classic Pound Cake with my spin on the flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, breakfast, cake, cupcake, dessert, glaze, loaf, muffin, orange, pound cake, vanilla
Servings: 20 People



  • 2 Sticks Butter
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 3 Cups Sugar
  • 1.5 Tbs Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Orange zested
  • 1/4 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 6 Eggs
  • 3 Cups All-Purpose Flour


  • 1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Vanilla Bean seeded
  • 1 Oz Orange Juice
  • 1 Oz Warm Water


  • Preheat the oven to 325F.
  • Mix the Butter, Sour Cream, and Sugar in a stand mixer until well combined.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
  • Beat in the orange zest, vanilla, and baking powder.
  • Gradually add the flour, beating until well combined.
  • In a buttered bundt/loaf pan or in muffin/cupcake wrappers, pour the batter. Make sure to leave room for it to rise (it can be a lot).
  • A loaf/bundt should bake for about 1.5 hrs and a 12 muffin tray for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to cool.
  • To make the glaze whisk all of the ingredients into a thick paste adding more sugar if needed.
  • Drizzle over the cooled muffins.