LiL Weare's Orange Cake
Even though Aunt lil was a Baptist, her orange cake found its way into the cookbook via parishioner, T. Coonins, which just goes to prove that great cakes are ecumenical !
Obtained this recipe from the menu at "The Cliff House" resort & Spa in Ogunquit, Maine were my husband and I spend a week-end their on our Anniversary every year~~
How to Make LiL Weare's Orange Cake
- Heat oven to 350 degrees F;
Grease a 9 x 12 " cake pan and dust with flour.
- In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda.
- In another bowl, cream together the Crisco, sour milk and eggs and add to batter in large bowl.
- In the blender or processor, grind raisins, orange segments and orange zest. Fold into batter and beat for 2 minutes. Turn into cake pan and bake for 35 minutes or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack. Serves 8