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Orange Bon Bon Cake

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 5
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Egg yolks 5
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flaked coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Beat in the sour cream and vanilla.
Combine the dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with orange juice.
In another mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.
Pour into two greased and floured 8-in round cake pans.
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
For filling, combine sugar and flour in a saucepan.
Gradually stir in orange juice and butter.
Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Remove from the heat.
Stir 1/2 cup of hot mixture into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly.
Cook and stir over medium-low heat until a thermometer reads 160° and mixture is thickened.
Remove from the heat; stir in pecans and coconut.
For frosting, combine flour and orange juice in a saucepan until smooth.
Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until thickened.
Remove from the heat; cool.
In a mixing bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar.
Beat in vanilla and salt.
Add cooled orange juice mixture; beat for 5 minutes or until fluffy.
Split each cake into two layers; place one on a serving plate.
Spread with a third of the filling.
Repeat layers twice.
Top with remaining cake layer.
Frost top and sides of cake.
Garnish with fruit if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7255 Calories from Fat 3396

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 389 g598%

Saturated Fat 183.4 g916.9%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 1439.1 mg479.7%

Sodium 2675.2 mg111.5%

Total Carbohydrates 904 g301.2%

Dietary Fiber 21.6 g86.3%

Sugars 641.2 g

Protein 74 g147.4%

Vitamin A 156.2% Vitamin C 313%

Calcium 129.1% Iron 121.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Bon Bon Cake Recipe