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Orange-Walnut Cake

Yield one 13- x 9-inch cake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Cream Cheese Frosting

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, orange rind, and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in walnuts.

  3. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form; gently fold into batter.

  4. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13- x 9- x 2 - inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely; spread Cream Cheese Frosting on top of cake. Cut cooled cake into squares to serve.

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