easter fresh orange 1929 layer cake & frosting

★★★★★ 8
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By Nancy J. Patrykus
from Spokane, WA

After digging in my box of cake recipes. I found this delicious gem of a cake, from an old 1929 recipe scrapbook. My Stars!! this recipe is 82 year's old!! If you like the taste of a true orange flavored cake, this is the one for you. All pure ingredients. No added additives, or artificial flavorings. I have made it a couple of times, and can tell you, you're taste buds and your family will love you. Get ready for many compliments! 3/24/12

★★★★★ 8
serves Family
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For easter fresh orange 1929 layer cake & frosting

  • 2-1/2 c
    sifted cake flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    lemon, grated rind only
  • 1
    orange, grated rind only
  • 2/3 c
    butter or shortening
  • 1-1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs, unbeaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 5 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    water

How To Make easter fresh orange 1929 layer cake & frosting

  • 1
    Sift flour once and then measure. Add baking powder and salt. Add lemon and orange rind to butter, and cream thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.
  • 2
    Add eggs one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Add flour alternately with combined fruit juices and water, a small amount at a time. Beat after each addition until smooth.
  • 3
    Bake in two greased 9 inch layer pans. In a moderate oven (375F.) 20-25 minutes till done. When cake is cool and out of the pans.
  • orange cake
    4
    Whipped Orange Frosting recipe: STEP 1. Juice and rind of 1 another orange, 2 tablespoons flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 whole egg Mix all ingredients together,and cook over boiling water until thick. Allow this to get cold. STEP 2. Whip 1 cup of whipping cream till stiff. Then carefully fold orange mixture into the cold whipped cream. STEP 3.Spread frosting between cake layers, and on top and sides of cake. Keep refrigerated,till ready to serve. Believe me..you're taste buds will explode!!!
  • 5
    QUOTE: "There isn't nothing a good cake won't fix"

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