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Orange Fruitcake

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Category: Cakes, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 3/4 c Buttermilk
  • 1 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 ts Double-acting baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1 c Brown sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • Orange rind -- of one
  • Orange
  • 1 c Seedless raisins


~ Orange Glaze: (see directions) 1/4 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons
orange rind grated 2 cups confectioner's sugar sifted

Dissolve soda in buttermilk. Sift together flour, baking powder, and
cinnamon. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and orange rind and beat until
fluffy. Gradually add flour mixture, alternating with buttermilk mixture.
Stir in raisins. Pour into greased and floured 8" square pan. Bake at 350
degrees for 45 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool 15
minutes. Spread with orange glaze while still warm.

ORANGE GLAZE: Heat orange juice to boiling. Remove from stove. Stir in
orange rind and sugar, and beat until smooth.

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