Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...
Drizzle that olive oil pound cake with a sweet and spicy delicious glaze
A few years ago, I tried one of those fancy juice cleanses. The process took three days, and each day I would drink six different bottles of juice. My favorite juice was the afternoon lemonade drink. It was fresh-squeezed lemonade with the addition of cayenne pepper.
I know it sounds weird, but it totally worked. It was this perfect balance of sweet, tart and back-of-your-mouth burn. Since then, I have been incorporating more and more heat into my desserts. This pound cake starts off simple enough with the addition of lemon and olive oil, and is kicked up a notch by a sprinkle of cayenne pepper. Your friends will be begging for the recipe.
Olive oil pound cake with lemon-cayenne glaze recipe