Williamsburg Orange Cake

7
Sue Bosbury

By
@banaltra

This cake is incredibly moist.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES

  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    shortening
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    golden raisins, cut up (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    pecans or almonds, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • WILLIAMSBURG BUTTER FROSTING

  • 1/3 c
    butter
  • 3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    orange juice, fresh
  • 2 tsp
    orange zest

How to Make Williamsburg Orange Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. cream the sugar, butter and shortening
  2. add the eggs, zest and vanilla
  3. combine the dry ingredients, alternating with the buttermilk
  4. Lastly, add the nuts and fruit
  5. Pour into greased, lined and floured rectangular cake pan - you can use round tins if you want (it may take 3 tins if you use round) - also a bundt pan works really well!
  6. FOR THE FROSTING: Blend butter and sugar. Stir in juice and orange zest. Beat until smooth.

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About Williamsburg Orange Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American



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