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Ruby Red Grapefruit Pound Cake

Ruby Red Grapefruit Pound Cake

Ruby Red Grapefruit Pound Cake recipe, tart and sweet, this dessert is inventive, interesting, and unique. This cake is light and airy with a luscious texture. I fell a little more in love with it with every bite.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword bundt cake, cake, pound cake, pound cake recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 servings
Calories 301kcal
Author Paula Jones


  • 3 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups light brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons Ruby Red grapefruit zest
  • 1/2 cup Ruby Red grapefruit juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar sifted
  • 3 tablespoons Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease and flour a tube or bundt pan.
  • Whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt together.
  • Whisk eggs in another bowl.
  • Add yogurt, buttermilk, brown sugar, oil, grapefruit juice, grapefruit zest, and vanilla to eggs and whisk.
  • Combine the flour with the wet ingredients.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean or with dry crumbs.
  • Remove the cake from oven and allow to cool for 20 to 30 minutes on wire rack.
  • After 20 or 30 minutes, gently remove from pan to serving platter.
  • Whisk together confectioners' sugar, grapefruit juice, and vanilla extract.
  • Drizzle glaze over warm cake.
  • Slice and serve.
  • Store in an airtight container on the counter for 4 to 5 days or in the refrigerator up to 7 days.


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Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 213mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 127IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2mg