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Orange Juice Cake

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted (Swans Down Cake Flour)
  Baking powder 3 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Caulmet Baking Powder)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , unbeaten
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and soda together.
Cream shortening and grated orange rind thoroughly.
Gradually add sugar and cream together until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each.
Then add flour alternately with milk first, then with orange juice, beating after each addition until smooth.
Pour batter into two 9-inch or three 8-inch layer pans lined on bottoms with paper.
Bake in moderate oven (375°F.) 25 minutes for 9-inch layers or 20 to 25 minutes for 8-inch layers.
Frost with Orange Butter Frosting

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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