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Orange Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1 Orange
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 2 Eggs, well beaten
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 c Pitted dates
  • OR 1 cup raisins
  • 2 c Cake flour
  • 1 c Sour milk
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder


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Combine 1/4 cup sugar and orange juice. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
Cream 1 cup sugar with shortening. Add eggs. Sift flour, measure, and sift
with baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add alternately with milk to
first mixture. Add dates or raisins which have been ground with orange
rind. Mix until well blended. Pour into well-oiled loaf pan. Bake in
moderate oven (375 F) about 45 minutes. Pour orange juice and sugar over
cake before removing from pan. Mrs. Walter T. Palmer Jr., Collingswood,

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