Orange Sour Cream Cake

For the cake:
1 ¾ cupsAll-purpose flour
1 teaspoonBaking powder
1 teaspoonBaking soda
PinchSalt
1 cupSugar
1 cup (2 sticks)Butter, room temperature
3Eggs, separated
1 cupWallaby Sour Cream
1Orange, zested
For the orange sauce:
1 ½ cupPowdered sugar
¾ cup (from about 2 oranges)Fresh orange juice
¼ cup (from about 1 lemon)Lemon juice
1 tablespoonButter, room temperature
¼ teaspoonVanilla extract

 

To make the cake:

Preheat oven to 325F.

Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a mixing bowl and set aside.

In a electric mixing bowl with a whisk attachment, beat egg whites on high speed until the peak forms. Transfer the fluffy whites into a bowl and set side.

In a same bowl with a paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg yolks, sour cream and orange zest and beat until light and fluffy on medium speed.

Add the flour to the mixture and mix until combined on low speed. Fold in the reserved egg whites to the mixture until just combined.

Pour the batter into a greased and floured bundt pan. Bake for 45-55 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Let the cake rest in the pan for 15 minutes.

Turn out the cake to a serving platter and poke holes with a wooden skewer. Spoon the orange sauce over the cake when you serve.

To make the sauce:

Mix the ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to to gentle boil over medium heat. cook the sauce for 3-4 minutes. Remove from the heat and let it cool for 10 minutes to thicken slightly. Pour the sauce over the cake.


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