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  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 TBL milk
  • 2 TBL orange juice
  • 2 TBL grated orange zest
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Lemon Frosting:
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 TBL melted butter
  • 2-3 TBL lemon juice (enough to make it spreadable)
  • 1. Preheat the over to 350 F and butter a 9 inch square pan
  • 2. Beat the flour, sugar, eggs, butter, milk, orange juice, zest, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl at a low speed until well blended. Then increase to medium speed and beat for 5 more minutes.
  • 3. Spoon batter into pan and bake for about 40 minutes
  • 4. Cool completely on wire rack
  • 5. Spread the cake with frosting


I got this recipe from The Big Book of Baking. It is a great cake for the summer time and is so easy to make! It is very light and fresh and has always been a big hit.

Categories: Cake  Dessert 

Author Credit: The Big Book of Baking

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