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Orange Creamsicle Pound Cake

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Turn your pound cake into this familiar favorite.


  • 1 package Sara Lee® Frozen Pound Cake
  • 4 ounce cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)


  1. In bowl of electric mixer using paddle attachment, mix cream cheese, butter, confectioner’s sugar, orange extract, orange juice and zest of half of an orange until smooth.
  2. Meanwhile, create glaze by bringing sugar and water to a boil in saucepan over medium-high heat. Peel half of an orange with a vegetable peeler being careful to avoid the white part of the orange.
  3. Add orange peels and reduce to simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Remove peels from glaze, roll in sugar and let dry for 10 – 15 minutes.
  5. Drizzle remaining orange glaze over top of pound cake.
  6. Spread orange cream on top and sides of cake. Add coconut flakes if desired.
  7. Garnish top of cake with slices of remaining orange, a sprinkle of orange zest and a few candied orange peels.

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  1. Thanks for your feedback, Shieka! Sounds like you’d like to see us demo some of the recipes featured here on our site. We’ll definitely take this comment into consideration. Have a sweet day!

  2. I have been looking for Sara Lee orange cake in freezer section of grocery stores. Haven’t found that cake for ages. Do you still make it?

  3. Hi, Carole! Orange Cake is not a product Sara Lee currently sells in grocery stores. For a list of available products, please visit this page:

    If you have any other product questions, please give our Consumer Affairs team a call at 1-800-323-7117. Thanks!

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