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Lemon Orange Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • c Butter; softened
  • 1/4 c Shortening
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 3 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • c Butter milk
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 ts Lemon extract
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine; softene
  • 3 tb Orange juice
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 tb Orange peel; grated
  • 2 tb Lemon peel; grated
  • 1 ts Lemon extract
  • 5 1/2 c Confectioners' sugar


Recipe by: Taste of Home In a mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening and
sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time beating well after
each addition. Combine dry ingredients: add to creamed mixture alternately
with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Stir in
extracts. Pour into three greased and floured 9-in, cake pans. Bake at 350
deg. for 25-30 minutes or until cakes test done. Cool for 10 minutes in
pans before removing to wire racks to cool completely. For frosting, beat
butter in a mixing bowl until fluffy; add the next five ingredients and mix
well. Gradually add confectioners' sugar; beat until frosting has desired
spreading consistency. Spread between layers and over the top and sides of
cake. Yield: 10-12 servings

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