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Great gifts for giving
The perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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~ Orange Sunshine Cake ~

3/4 cup egg yolks*
(*approx 8)
2/3 cup sugar
1 t grated orange peel
1/2 cup orange Juice
1 cup sifted cake flour
1 cup egg whites**
(**approx 8)
1 t cream of tartar
1/2 t salt
2/3 cup sugar
Orange Frosting (recipe below)

Preheat oven to 325F.
Beat egg yolks till thick and lemon-colored; gradually add
2/3 cup sugar, beating till thick. Combine orange peel and
juice; add to egg mixture alternating with cake flour. Beat
egg whites with cream of tartar and salt till soft peaks
form. Gradually add 2/3 cup sugar, beating till stiff peaks
form. Gently fold into the egg yolk mixture. Bake in an
ungreased 10 inch tube pan for about 1 hour and 10 to 15
minutes. Invert and cool.

2 unbeaten egg whites
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 t light corn syrup
1/3 cup orange juice
1 - 2 t grated orange peel
dash of salt

Place all ingredients except orange peel in top of double
boiler (don't place over boiling water); beat 30 seconds
at low speed to blend. Place over boiling water, but not
touching water. Cook, beating constantly, till frosting
forms stiff peaks, about 7 minutes (don't overcook).
Remove from boiling water. Pour into mixing bowl and
add the orange peel; beat until spreading consistency,
about 2 minutes. Frosts sides and top of cake.


For gift giving decorate a plate with enamel or
ceramic paint. Let dry. Place cake on plate.
Add recipe card.

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