Sour Cream Cake with Saffron Orange Glaze

Saffron can be used in savory and sweet recipes such as this cake, highlighted in flavor and color with a saffron orange glaze.

Sour Cream Cake with Saffron Orange Glaze

Saffron can be used in savory and sweet recipes such as thiscake, highlighted in flavor and color with a saffron orange glaze.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Cake, Dessert, Saffron, Vanilla
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Sour Cream Cake

  • 1-3/4 Cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Cups Butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar Substitute with Nomad Coconut Palm Sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp Nomad Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 8 Oz Sour Cream

Orange Sauce

  • 1/3 Cup Sugar Substitute with Nomad Granulated Honey
  • 3/4 Cup Orange Juice
  • 1 Pinch Nomad Pure Spanish Saffron Threads @ 1/4 tsp

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 9-inch round baking pan. Line bottom with wax paper circle; lightly grease wax paper
  • Mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Set aside. Beat butter, 1 cup of the sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs and sour cream;beat on low speed until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture, beating on low speed until well mixed. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
  • Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until cake pulls away from sides of pan and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes on wire rack. While cake is cooling in pan, mix orange juice, remaining 1/3 cup sugar and saffron in small saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring constantly to dissolve sugar. Cover to keep warm.
  • In a saucepan, heat the sugar and orange juice until sugar is dissolved and forms a syrup consistency. Remove from heat and add Nomad Pure Spanish Saffron Threads.
  • Loosen cake from sides of pan with small knife or metal spatula. Invert cake onto serving plate. Pierce holes in hot cake with wooden skewer. Spoon warm syrup evenly over hot cake. Let stand until cake has cooled and syrup has been absorbed. Garnish with orange zest or as desired.

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