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Fruit Preserve Layer Cake

Ingredients
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Grated orange rind 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted cake flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Preserves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Apricot Or Other)
  Confectioners' sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°F before baking.

MAKING
2) Mix butter and granulated sugar, creaming until light.
3) Add in one egg at a time, beating well after each addition.
4) Mix in orange rind and juice, beating them and then beat in sifted flour, baking powder, and salt alternately with water until smooth.
5) Take two 9-inch layer pans lined on bottom with paper; pour the mixture into them and bake for about 25 minutes in preheated oven and let cool.
6) Pour preserves on one layer and top with another layer.

SERVING
7) Add confectioners' sugar on top and use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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