Torte Countess Krasinska ( Polish Dessert )

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease & flour a 9 inch springform pan.
  • Cream butter, shortening & 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs & beat well.
  • Stir sour cream & water together.
  • Sift dry ingredients together & add to butter mixture alternately with sour cream/water dilution, beating well after each addition.
  • Stir in dates, nuts & orange peel.
  • Pour into prepared pan & bake for 1 hour. Cool 15 minutes.
  • While cake is cooling, simmer orange juice with 1 cup sugar until sugar dissolves.
  • Remove cake from pan & place on a round serving plate.
  • Pierce cake top all over with a handy gadget like mine or use a cake tester or toothpick.
  • Pour orange syrup all over the top of the cake, artfully dripping it down sides.
  • Serve with unsweetened whipped cream dolloped in the center & piped around edges.
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