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Orange Layer Cake

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Orange

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