Saskatoon Berry Pound Cake

Saskatoon Berry Pound Cake





cup butter

1 1/3

cups white sugar


large eggs


cups flour

1 1/2

teaspoons baking soda


teaspoon salt


cups saskatoons


cup yogurt


cup orange juice


tablespoon grated orange rind



1. Cream butter until fluffy, beat in sugar until mixture is light and fluffy. About 5 to 8 minutes.

2. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

3. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix in the berries.

4. In a separate bowl mix together the yogurt, good quality orange juice, and rind. Mix well.

5. Mix 1/3 of the dry ingredients into the batter.

6. Add 1/2 of the yogurt mixture.

7. Add another 1/3 of dry mixture, the remaining yogurt, then remaining 1/3 dry ingredients.

8. Pour into a well greased 9 or 10" tube or bundt pan. Smooth top lightly and tap pan gently to remove any air bubbles.

9. Bake at 350° for 60 to 70 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean and the cake is well risen.

10. Let the cake cool for 15 minutes on a wire rack.

11. Turn out the cake and cool. Dust with icing sugar or drizzle with orange glaze.


Orange Glaze:

1/2 cup icing sugar

3 1/2 tsp orange juice

1 tsp orange zest (grated rind)