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  • 10 Ratings

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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
bake:
1 hr 20 mins at 325°
Servings:
12
Max Servings:
16
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Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Place cake on rack over parchment or waxed paper. Drizzle with Grand Marnier® Glaze. Serve with strawberries. Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze)

724 calories; total fat 33g; saturated fat 20g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 9g; cholesterol 201mg; sodium 161mg; potassium 149mg; carbohydrates 101g; fiber 1g; sugar 72g; protein 7g; vitamin a 1166IU; vitamin c 15mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 85mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 3mg.

Grand Marnier Glaze

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  • 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.

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Reviews

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1