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Finnish Orange Peel Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Whitcher Davenport 1893-1980
Added: Saturday, July 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup lard
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sour milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped raisins
Grated rind of 1 orange or orange peel

Topping
Juice of 1 orange
3/4 cup confectioners sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix ingredients in order given.
Pan 9 x 9
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until done.
Topping:
Spread the following on the cake immediately after taking from the oven and allow to soak in a little at a time until it is all absorbed.

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Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
No frosting necessary. This cake improves with age.

 

 

 

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