Grandma Y’s Orange Cake

by on Sep.12, 2011, under Cakes, Desserts

Butter, 1 Cup
Sugar, White, Granulated, 1 Cup
Baking Soda, 1 Tsp
Milk, Sour, 1 Cup
Flour, Sifted, 2 1/2 Cups
Baking Powder, 1 Tsp
Salt, Pinch
Dates, Chopped, 1 Cup
Walnuts, Chopped, 1 Cup
Orange Zest, 2 Oranges
Eggs, 2 Large, Beaten
Vanilla, 1 Tsp

Orange Juice, fresh squeezed from 2 oranges
Sugar, White, Granulated, 1/2 Cup, Divided

Cream butter & sugar. Mix baking soda & milk. Add to creamed butter / sugar mixture. Sift baking powder into flour. Add salt, dates, orange zest and walnuts to flour mixture. Mix in beaten eggs, cinnamon, and vanilla. Grease Tube pan and bake at 350 for 1 hour or more if necessary. While cake is baking, mix juice of two oranges and 1/2 of the sugar making sure its well blended and not ‘sugary’. Stir mixture occassionally until needed. 10 minutes after cake is out of the oven, pour juice mixture over cake and let stand in pan until coated. Cool completely and remove from pan.

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