Orange Layer Cake
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||1 Tablespoon|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Cold water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg whites||4 , stiffly beaten|
|Orange filling||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange butter cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In large mixing bowl cream together sugar and butter till light and fluffy.
Add orange peel.
Stir together flour, baking powder, soda, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Combine water and orange juice; add to creamed mixture alternately with dry ingredients, beating well after each addition.
Fold in egg whites.
Pour into 2 greased and floured 8x11/2-inch round baking pans.
Bake at 375° till done, about 30 minutes.
Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans.
When cool, spread Orange Filling on one layer; top with remaining layer.
Frost with Orange Buttercream Frosting.