This triple citrus delights wont disappoint your sweet tooth with the zest and a tad of juice from the seasons citrus favorites such as; lime, orange and grapefruit. This cake packs a punch with these three flavor combinations, leaving you going……….. Ahhhhhhhh
Recipe courtesy of Better Homes & Garden
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp finely shredded lime, grapefruit, and orange zest
1 Tbsp grapefruit juice
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 1/4,cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baling soda
1/4 tsp salt
For the drizzle on top like a cherry:
2 Tbsp melted butter
1-2 Tbsp orange juice
3/4 cup powder sugar
Finely shredded grapefruit, orange & lime peel
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 10 inch fluted tube or bundt pan; set aside.
In a small bowl combine milk, 2 tsp grapefruit, lime, and orange peel, 2 tsp grapefruit juice and mix well.
Using a large bowl combine sugar and 1 1/4 cup butter and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition.
Stir in vanilla after all eggs are added.
In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Alternately add flour mixture and milk mixture to butter mixture, beating just until moistened after each addition.
Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or untill a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cake. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan and allow to cool completely.
To make drizzle topping:
Using a small bowl combine 2 Tbsp melted butter and 1 Tbsp orange juice add powder sugar; beat until smooth. If necessary add remaining orange juice to make drizzle consistency.
Drizzle all over cake and if desired sprinkle with any left over zest/grated peel from one or all three citrus fruits