Orange Torte

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ lb. grated almonds
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 2 oranges, rind and juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 oranges, juice
  • 1 orange, sections, and candied cherries, to decorate


Beat sugar with the yolks and stir until very light; add almonds, bread crumbs, juice and light grated rind of the oranges and beaten whites of eggs.

Bake in two layers, in a moderate oven ½ hour, in spring forms. When cold spread jelly between the layers and pour over the following orange icing:

Boil sugar with orange juice until it threads from end of spoon; spread over top of cake and decorate with orange sections and cherries.

Half the cake recipe may be used baked in a square shallow pan, cut into small oblongs or squares, frosted and decorated for Bunde Schuessel.