Ingredients

How to make it

  • Grease an 8-by-8-inch or 9-by-9-inch baking pan.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl.
  • Add shortening, vanilla and 2/3 cup milk.
  • Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Add remaining milk and egg and beat 2 more minutes.
  • Pour into greased pan.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix orange juice, orange rind and confectioners’ sugar in a medium saucepan.
  • Let stand on stove over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • When cake is finished baking, prick holes in cake to bottom and pour warm glaze over top.
  • Let cool before serving.

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    " It was excellent "
    noir ate it and said...
    Terrific vintage recipe! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    taylorsue82 ate it and said...
    I love these older recipes, one of my favorite cookbooks is from the depression era, so interesting to ready n see how much things have improved.
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  • knoxcop 6 years ago
    I love reading older recipes like this one! A perfect example of how different things are then & now. Love this!--Kn0x--
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    " It was excellent "
    herby ate it and said...
    I hate to tell you i remember that one!Great recipe
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    " It was excellent "
    peepers ate it and said...
    I love these older recipes. High 5.
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