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Grapefruit Cake

Grapefruit Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 60

Total Time : 80


Serves 16

  • 250g all-purpose flour

  • 1teaspoon baking powder

  • 1pinch salt, divided

  • 200g sugar

  • 85g butter, softened

  • 170g cream cheese

  • 2large eggs

  • 1⁄4 cup sunflower oil

  • 2tablespoons grated grapefruits, rind

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1⁄2 cup milk

  • 1⁄2 cup fresh grapefruit juice

  • 1 1⁄4 cups powdered sugar

  • butter, for greasing


  • 01

    Combine flour, baking powder, and ½ teaspoon salt, stirring well. Place sugar, butter, and cream cheese in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until light and fluffy.

  • 02

    Add eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in oil, rind, and vanilla. Add flour mixture and milk alternately to batter, beginning and ending with flour.

  • 03

    Spoon batter into a 10-inch tube pan with greased with butter. Bake at 160°C for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with moist crumbs clinging.

  • 04

    Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes. Invert cake. Cool on rack.

  • 05

    Place grapefruit juice in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons (about 4 minutes). Cool slightly. Stir in powdered sugar and remaining ⅛ teaspoon salt. Drizzle over cake.



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