PIONEER-STYLE ORANGE CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 35
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • Orange Cake
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, very soft
  • ¾ cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ⅓ cup sour cream

Directions

  • Orange Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8 inch baking pan.
  • Beat the butter, sugar, and orange zest in a large bowl until creamy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, then the sour cream and orange juice followed by the dry ingredients mixing until just combined.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake in the center of the oven for 30-35 minutes.
  • Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate.
  • Orange Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • Beat the cream cheese and butter with an electric mixer.
  • Add the sugar, the orange juice, and vanilla, then the sour cream. Cover and refrigerate until firm enough to spread on cake. About 10 minutes.

Notes

Categories: Cake 

Author Credit: Giulia Melucci

Website Credit: http://food52.com/recipes/376-pioneer-style-orange-cake

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