Orange-Almond Cake


1 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
cup shortening
1 egg
2 teaspoons s grated orange peel
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 Tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons orange flavored liqueur


Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour round 9x1 1/2-inch pan or 8x8x2 or 9x9x2-inch square pan. Beat together all ingredients except almonds, 1 tablespoon sugar and liqueur in large mixer bowl on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, 30 seconds. Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 3 minutes. Pour into pan. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, round pan 40 minutes, square pans 40 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar and drizzle with liqueur. Cool 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.




12.0 servings


Friday, February 12, 2010 - 11:56pm


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