Williamsburg Orange Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 9

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make Cake: Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease and flour an 8 0r 9 inch square pan.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup cup; level off.
  • Blend together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  • Blend well after each addition.
  • Stir in chopped dates or currants, nuts and peel.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350ºF oven for 40 to 55 minutes or until tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan on cooling rack 10 minutes; then remove from pan and cool completely before frosting.
  • To Make frosting: In a small bowl, blend all frosting ingredients; beat until smooth.
  • Spread over completely cooled cake.
  • Notes: Do not use self rising flour.
  • For High Altitude basking above 3500 feet: Increase flour to 2 cups.
  • Bake at 375ºF for 45 to 50 minutes.
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