Monday, February 02, 2009

Orange Cake

Title: Orange Cake

Takes a long time to cook will look done but is not,


1 cup butter
1.5 cups sugar
4 each eggs, separated
2-4 each oranges, zested
3 cups all purpuse flour, sifted
1 tablespoon baking powder, sifted
.5 teaspoon baking soda, sifted
.5 teaspoon salt, sifted
1 cup orange juice

Cream butter, sugar, zest, salt til greasy (creamed well)
sift dry together
Whip whites with a little sugar to a soft peak
alternate adding wet and Dry combing thoroughly each time
Gently fold whites into batter (will loosen the batter
When it comes out and cools slightly brush with citrus simple syrup, poking holes in the base and also on top when unpanned.
A simple glaze of powdered sugar and orange juice can be used to glaze the cake.

325 degrees

takes awhile to cook, will look done but is not....45-1 hour 30 min

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