Sparkling Cider Pound Cake with Sparkling Cider Glaze

Sparkling Cider Pound Cake with Sparkling Cider Glaze

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon butter extract (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1½ cups flour
  • ½ cup Sparkling Cider, I love Martinelli’s brand
Glaze
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup Spakling Cider

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time along with the butter extract.
  4. In a small bowl, combine salt, baking powder, and flour and stir to evenly combine. Add alternately with ½ cup sparkling cider to the wet ingredients and beat until well incorporated.
  5. Pour into a greased and floured 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 40-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown and until a toothpick can be inserted and come out clean. Let cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack.
Glaze
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk sparkling cider and powdered sugar until smooth consistency is reached. Poor over cooled pound cake.
  2. Enjoy!
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