Pound Cake with Grand Marnier-Poached Apricots
Pound Cake with Grand Marnier-Poached Apricots
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 45 min
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  • Summary

    Beating the butter and sugar until light and fluffy is essential to this cake's moist, tender crumb.

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
    • 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom
    • 2 cups superfine sugar
    • 6 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2/3 cup Grand Marnier
    • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 cups dried apricots (about 8 ounces)
    • 1 1 1/2" piece peeled ginger, sliced
    • Lightly sweetened whipped cream (for serving)
    • A 10"-diameter tube pan or angel food cake pan

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 598 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 35 g 53.41%
    • Saturated Fat: 21 g 107.21%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 93 mg 30.9%
    • Sodium: 168 mg 7%
    • Calcium: 24 mg 2.44%
    • Potassium: 146 mg 4.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 71 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.63%
    • Sugar: 46 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 32.46%
    • Vitamin C 4.71%
    • Vitamin D 1.58%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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