Sunday, October 22, 2017

Wild Orange Pound Cake

My niece gave me a tiny bottle of dōterra Wild Orange Essential Oils the other night.  I used it in the following recipe, and I LOVED the results.  Thanks, Patty! This is a VERY moist cake, despite the coconut flour, so be sure it is completely baked before you take it out of the oven.  (See Method)

Another  note: You can't use all brands of essential oils internally. This is what makes dōterra stand out in terms of purity and quality. However it can be unsafe to use just any oil that way.  Read labels and do some research before you do anything  crazy.  By the way, this recipe would be delicious if all you added was some orange zest.

Also, for those who have had unhappy results with my Maximized Lemon Pound Cake recipe, I apologize. I did not have trouble with the "falling apart" issue the first time I made it, although I heard from those who did. Believe it or not, I have been trying to find the solution to that problem ever since!  I have deleted that recipe from this Blog, and I think you will find this a much improved final outcome. We were extremely pleased.

Frankly, I think this beats Starbucks Lemon Loaf by a mile!



2 ½ cups Blan
ched Almond Flour
1/3 cup Coconut Flour
8 Extra Large Organic Eggs
7 oz Organic Cream Cheese
8 T Organic Butter (1 stick)
1T Vanilla Extract 
5-9 drops Wild Orange Essential Oils
2 t Baking Powder
½  t Salt
1/3 cup Stevia/Erythritol blend (Available at Bulk Barn)


In a stand mixer, or a mixing bowl mix with an electric mixer on high, beat the butter with the stevia/erythritol blend until well mixed.  Add the cream cheese; then add the eggs one at a time. Add the vanilla, then the essential oils.  Next add all the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.  

Get the mixture right into a well-greased loaf pan.

Bake @350 for 50 to 60 minutes until golden brown on top. 

Using a cake tester ENSURE THAT CAKE IS COMPLETELY DONE THROUGHOUT.  You may want to lightly cover the top with a tent-piece of aluminum foil for the last few minutes.

Cool Completely before removing from the loaf pan.

Serving Size: 10