Glazed Orange Almond Bundt Cake
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Glazed Orange Almond Bundt Cake

If you like almonds, I have a wonderful almond bundt cake for your holiday entertaining! It's an easy and quick bundt recipe that will provide you with a wonderfully moist, tender crumb and just the right amount of sweetness.  This Glazed Orange Almond Bundt Cake is sure to be a hit with all of your guests.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond bundt cake, orange cake
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 292kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup coarsely ground almonds about 50 grams
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 orange skin and pulp pureed

Orange Glaze

  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoonS orange juice preferably freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350℉ (175°C) .
  • Grease and flour (or use non-stick spray) a 10-inch bundt pan.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, soda and salt.
  • Add the ground almonds; whisk together. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl (of stand mixer) beat the eggs on high speed for about 3 minutes (eggs will become thick).
  • Gradually add the sugar and continue beating for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Reduce speed and add oil, buttermilk and pureed orange.
  • Add dry ingredients and beat only until combined.
  • Bake in a 350℉ (175°C) oven for 45-55 minutes or until cake tester comes out dry.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool in the bundt pan for about 10 minutes.
  • Invert cake on a wire rack and allow to cool completely before glazing.

Orange Glaze

  • Whisk together all the ingredients,
  • Pour glaze over cake.

Notes

Remove the orange seeds (if any) before you puree the orange.
 
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*inspired by Sally's Baking Addiction
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.3mg