Citrus Breakfast Cake

5 reviews, 4 star(s). 67% would make again

Ready in 1 hour 10 minutes

This lovely cake has a delicate rosemary flavor that is wonderful! Very subtle...


3 cups Flour
1 1/2 cups Sugar
3/4 cup Brown sugar
3 tablespoons Orange peel
4 teaspoon Lemon peel
4 teaspoon Rosemary; chopped
1 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 large Eggs
1 cup Buttermilk
3/4 cup Butter; melted
1/4 cup Pine nuts
1 cup Powdered sugar
4 teaspoon Orange juice

Original recipe makes 12



1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly coat a 10-inch fluted tube pan with cooking spray, set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, brown sugar, orange peel, lemon peel, snipped rosemary, baking soda and salt.

2. In a medium bowl combine eggs, buttermilk, and butter. Add to flour mixture and stir just until combined. Add nuts. Spoon batter into prepared pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

3. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Invert onto a serving platter. In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and enough orange juice to make a drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm cake and sprinkle with some more nuts. Serve warm topped with sprigs of rosemary

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Let the batter sit over night before baking, then STRAIN out all of the peels and Rosemary
kungfu 1y ago

I made this and it is sensational! It has such complex flavors, and who would have thought of mixing citrus and rosemary. Rosemary is one of my favorites. I did alter the recipe to substitute honey for the sugar. 1 cup of honey for 1 cup of sugar. Cut the buttermilk by 1/4 c. and add 1/2 t. baking soda in addition to the recipe. It is great. I put it in my file for parties. Won't I look like all that. Thanks.
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