Orange Layer Cake

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 5 eggs, yolks
  • 2 cups pulverized sugar
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • Grated rind of orange
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Whites of 3 eggs
  • ½ cup water

Method

Beat yolks light, add sugar, beat again. Then add water, orange juice and part of the rind and the flour, sifted three times, and baking powder mixed. Lastly fold in the beaten whites of three eggs. Bake in layers in a moderate oven.

Icing: Whites of two eggs, beaten stiff, powdered sugar to spread and the rest of the grated rind of orange.