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Orange Blossom Cake with Orange Frosting

 

139

Yield

1

cake

Prep

20

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

1

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
sifted
3 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon orange flavouring
*
6 each egg whites
beaten
*
1 cup orange marmalade
¼ cup sugar
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
*
teaspoon salt
*
2 each egg whites
*
¼ cup water
cold
1 teaspoon orange flavouring
*
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Cream butter and sugar together.

Add flour and baking powder and salt alternately with milk.

Add vanilla and orange flavoring. Finally fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites.

Divide equally between 3 9 inch layer cake pans greased and floured.

Bale 375℉ (190℃). about 20 to 25 minutes or until it tests done.

Turn out to cool for at least 20 minutes before turning upright.

When layers are cool assemble cake as follows Put bottom layer on a plate and spread lightly with orange marmalade.

Put second layer upside down on bottom layer and spread it with marmalade, then put the third layer on the cake top side up.

Spread generously with fluffy orange frosting.

Orange frosting: Fill a large saucepan with about 3 inches of water.

Heat until water begins to simmer.

Turn heat off. Then in a 2 quart straight sided heat proof bowl combine the sugar, cream of tartar, salt, egg whites and cold water, reheat water in pan until it is again simmering, but not boiling.

Set bowl in hot water and beat with rotary beater until frosting stands in peaks about 5 to 7 minutes.

Remove from water add orange flavoring and vanilla and beat a few minutes longer to blend and to firm up the frosting.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 433g (15.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 145430% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 74%
Saturated Fat 30g 150%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 127mg 42%
Sodium 475mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 83%
Dietary Fiber 3g 14%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 22% Iron 29%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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