You are here: Home » Recipes » Apple Cider Pound Cake Apple Cider Pound Cake Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 to 16 servings Apple cider and aromatic spices are baked into this rich and delicious pound cake. PrintEmail Ingredients Apple Cider Pound Cake:3 cups sugar1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter or margarine, softened6 -- eggs3 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon allspice1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1/4 teaspoon ground cloves1 cup apple cider1 teaspoon vanilla extract -- Buttermilk Icing (see below)Buttermilk Icing1/2 cup sugar1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine1/4 cup buttermilk1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon baking soda Instructions For the cake. Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs 1 at at time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cloves. Set aside. Combine the cider and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the cider to the creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition. Spoon into a greased and sugared (with granulated sugar) 10-inch tube pan or bundt pan. Bake at 325F for 1 1/2 hours or until the cake tests done. Cool the cake in the pan; invert onto a serving plate. Drizzle the Buttermilk Icing over each cake slice just before serving. For the icing. Combine the sugar, butter, buttermilk, vanilla and baking soda in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Saginaw Valley’s Between the Lakes (Junior League of Saginaw Valley, Saginaw, Michigan, 2005).