Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze

The fresh strawberries and Grand Marnier glaze add a special touch to this butter cake recipe that will dazzle your party guests the next time you entertain.

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Makes:
12 servings
Prep:
45 mins
Bake:
1 hr 20 mins 325°F
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Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze

Ingredients
1
cup butter
6
eggs
2
cups whipping cream
3
cups sugar
3
1
tablespoon vanilla
2
teaspoons orange extract
1
Grand Marnier® Glaze
1
pint fresh strawberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan; set aside. Let butter, eggs and cream stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  2. Place butter in a large mixing bowl; beat on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until well combined (this will take about 10 minutes). Beat 2 minutes more. Add eggs, one at a time, beating about 1 minute after each addition. Alternately add flour and cream, beating on low speed after each addition just until combined. Beat in vanilla, orange peel and orange extract. Transfer to prepared pan.
  3. Bake about 1 hour and 20 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
  4. Place cake on rack over waxed paper. Drizzle with Grand Marnier® Glaze. Serve with strawberries. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Grand Marnier Glaze

Ingredients

1
tablespoon Grand Marnier or orange juice
1
tablespoons milk

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl stir together powdered sugar and Grand Marnier or orange juice. Whisk in enough milk ( 1 to 2 tablespoons) to make a glaze consistency.

Nutrition Facts

(Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze)
    Per serving:
  • 724 kcal cal.,
  • 33 g fat
  • (20 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 9 g monounsatured fat),
  • 201 mg chol.,
  • 161 mg sodium,
  • 101 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 72 g sugar,
  • 7 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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