Blender Orange-Raisin Cake
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Milk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Heat oven to 350Â°.
Grease and flour baking pan, 9x9x2 or 8x8x2 inches.
With vegetable parer, remove thin outer layer of peel from orange.
(Set orange aside and use for juice in frosting.)
Place peel in blender; chop on low speed and set chopped peel aside.
In order listed, measure egg, shortening, milk, vanilla, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, walnuts and raisins into blender; add 1 tablespoon of the chopped peel (reserve 1/2 teaspoon chopped peel for frosting).
Mix 1/2 minute on high speed, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides with rubber spatula.
(Batter may be slightly lumpy.) Pour batter into pan.
Bake 9 inch square about 35 minutes, 8 inch square about 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool; frost with Creamy Orange Frosting.