Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe is from my husband's grandmother's handwritten cookbook. It was a rationing program recipe written during the war years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and orange rind.
  2. Gradually beat in syrup blending for one minute.
  3. Add 1/4 of dry ingredients.
  4. Add eggs one at a time beating after the addition of each.
  5. Add the remaining flour and milk with flavoring added alternately.
  6. Bake in two eight inch cake pans in a moderate oven (350°F) for 30 minutes.
  7. Frost with lemon frosting.