Marjoram and Orange Pound Cake Recipe


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How To Make Marjoram and Orange Pound Cake Recipe

A delicious pound cake recipe infused with marjoram and orange flavors.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour and 15 minutes



  • 1 and 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh marjoram, chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×5 loaf pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and chopped marjoram. Set aside.

  3. Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  4. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three additions, alternating with the sour cream and mixing well after each addition.

  6. Stir in the orange zest and fresh orange juice.

  7. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth out the top.

  8. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  9. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


  • Calories : 488kcal
  • Total Fat : 25g
  • Saturated Fat : 15g
  • Cholesterol : 137mg
  • Sodium : 406mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 59g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 32g
  • Protein : 7g
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