Orange Snack Cake

Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

Got this recipe from another site and ammended it with some minor changes of my own. Taste just like an orange Hostess cupcake to me.


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Serves:

6-8

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/2 c
orange juice
2 Tbsp
water
1 1/2 tsp
orange peel
1/8 tsp
almond extract
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

FROSTING:

1 1/4 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 1/2 Tbsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the orange juice, water, and almond extract; mix well. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture. Beat for 2 minutes.
2
Pour into greased 8-in square baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Remove to wire rack to cool.
3
For the frosting: Combine powdered sugar, butter and enough orange juice just to achieve spreading consistency. May tint frosting with orange food coloring and add white squiggles on top if desired. Frost cake while still slightly warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #orange