Pound Cake with Orange Essential Oil


Vegan Christmas Pound Cake with Cranberries

This vegan Christmas pound cake will be everybody’s favorite this holiday! Even your non-vegan friends will love it! Plus, it’s really easy to make, no special baking skills required.

Author: Ruxandra Micu @ http://gourmandelle.com/

Recipe type: Dessert


  • 2 cups flour (I used gluten-free flour by Schar – Mix It)
  • 10g baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup soy yogurt (I used vanilla flavored yogurt by Alpro)
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil
  • 10 drops orange essential oil
  • 6 Tbsps dry cranberries
  • 6 Tbsps raisins
  • 4 Tbsps oil + a little bit more for greasing the pan
  • Coating:
  • 4 Tbsps melted coconut oil
  • 4 Tbsps powdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add all ingredients, except cranberries and raisins, in the food processor. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add dry cranberries and raisins and mix with a spoon.The batter will be thick.
  4. Line a pound cake form with some parchment paper. Grease it.
  5. Pour the composition in it.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for ~40 minutes or until a toothpick from near the center comes out clean.
  7. Let it cool before removing it from the pan.
  8. Mix powdered sugar with coconut oil.
  9. Pour on top of the cake.Gluten-Free-Christmas-Sweet-Bread-Chec-festiv-fara-gluten-Craciun