Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Another "Piece of Cake"

(By the way, Memaw, my hub liked your cake. A lot!)

Tomorrow will bring the famous (or infamous, W. and S.) Coconut Cake recipe. Stay tuned!

Now for another Orange Cake recipe from Memaw's Just Plain Cooking:

Orange Cake with Creamy Orange Icing (Memaw's)

2 1/2 cups flour
1 2/3 cups sugar
2/3 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup strained orange juice
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3 eggs
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon grated orange rind

In large mixing bowl, put in flour, sugar, shortening, salt, and orange juice. Beat for 2 minutes.
Add baking powder, eggs, water, and orange rind. Mix thoroughly for 2 minutes.
Pour into two 9 inch layer pans.
Bake in moderate oven 375 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool and ice.

Creamy Orange Icing

2 tablespoons orange juice
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup shortening
2 1/3 cups confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange rind

Mix confectioners sugar and egg thoroughly.
Bring orange juice and granulated sugar to a boil. Boil one minute.
Add to sugar and egg mixture and blend well.
Add shortening and orange rind. Beat until creamy.
Spread on cake.

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