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Blood Orange Wheat Ale Pound Cake with Blood Orange Glaze

Ingredients

For the Blood Orange Wheat Ale Pound Cake

  • 2 sticks butter plus more to coat the pan
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 blood orange juiced
  • 1/4 cup blood orange wheat ale
  • 2 cups flour plus more to coat the pan
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the Blood Orange Glaze

  • 1/4 - 1/2 cups blood orange juice about 2 - 4 oranges
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

For the Blood Orange Wheat Ale Pound Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until fluffy
  4. Add cream cheese, vanilla, juice, and beer and beat to combine
  5. Add eggs one at a time
  6. Beat in flour until combined
  7. Coat a bread or loaf pan with butter then flour and shake off excess
  8. Transfer batter to loaf pan and bake for 55 - 65 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from the center
  9. Cool for about 10 minutes in the pan then remove and cool completely on a wire rack

For the Glaze

  1. Add powdered sugar to a bowl
  2. Stir in blood orange juice 1 tablespoon at a time until desired color and thickness is reached
  3. Pour over top of cake