Serviceable, ordinary cake by directions, only AWESOME with addition of spices... which is why three stars. It's a basic yellow cake recipe (compare it to Cake Mixes from Scratch on here, it's close!) with natural orange flavor and a glaze. Biggest deviation I made was NO GLAZE. It's just extra sticky sugar calories, and I just wanted a nice "snacky" orange cake.
Minor(?) changes I made was substituting the 1/2c orange juice with four whole (peeled, separated and mashed) clementine oranges, and bumped up the amount of zest (I used the zest from all four clementines). All that fruit pulp (hooray for dietary fiber!) meant that I could use less oil... yay... lower fat too! Only a splash instead of a 1/2 cup.
ESSENTIAL awesome-ness changes... add SPICES! I added cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and Cardamom, which a lot of folks may not have in their cabinet. (I bought my first jar a few weeks ago - it's expensive, but delicious in any fruit flavored bakery item, and pork, of all things!) Pumpkin Pie Spice mix or Allspice would also work. Boy, did this cake turn out well! The BF and I ate half the bundt as evening (dessert) snack. If we hadn't restrained ourselves - we would have eaten the whole thing!
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Serviceable, ordinary cake by directions, only AWESOME with addition of spices... which is why...