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Orange Cake


  • whites of 9 eggs
  • 2 cupfuls of granulated sugar
  • 3 heaping cupfuls of flour sifted three or four times
  • 1 cupful of butter
  • 1 cupful of milk
  • 2 teaspoonfuls of baking-powder
  • 1 teaspoonful of lemon-juice


Cream the butter; add the sugar, and beat for ten minutes; add the milk, and then add alternately the whipped eggs and the flour, the baking-powder having been sifted with the flour; add the lemon-juice last, and mix all lightly. Bake in layer tins; spread the layers with orange filling and frost the top with royal icing flavored with orange-juice and a little lemon.


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The Century Cook Book (1901).

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