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Orange Cake

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Ingredients
  Oranges 4 Large, juiced to get 1 cup juice
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Orange rind 4 Tablespoon, grated
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Sifted cake flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 5 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For creamy chocolate frosting
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light cream/Evaporated cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, squeeze out the orange juice and stir in milk.
3) In another bowl, cream the shortening.
4) Gradually beat in the sugar, orange rind and eggs.
5) In a bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, soda and salt together.
6) Alternately beat with the orange juice mixture into the creamed mixture until thoroughly blended.
7) Into three greased 8 x 8 x 2 inch pans, turn the batter.
8) Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
9) Remove from the oven and allow to cool on racks.

FINALIZING
10) Creamy Chocolate Frosting : In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cocoa together.
11) Stir in the light cream or evaporated milk.
12) Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil.
13) Boil for about 3 minutes, or until a teaspoonful mixture forms soft ball in cold water.
14) Stir in the vanilla and allow to cool.
15) Beat until the mixture is thick and creamy.

SERVING
16) Serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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