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Cuero Cake or Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cuero Cake or Chocolate Orange Cake, by , is from Audrey Cire's Recipe Collection, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Fran Cire
Added: Sunday, October 12, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter
2 1/2 c. sugar
5 eggs, separated
2 squares chocolate, melted
Grated rind of one orange
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. buttermilk
3 c. sifted cake flour
1/2 c. orange juice

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and add sugar gradually. Add beaten egg yolks and mix well. Add the chocolate, orange rind, orange juice and vanilla; mix well. Mix the soda with the buttermilk and add to creamed mix alternately with flour. Beat well. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and pour into 3 greased and waxed paper 9" cake pans. Bake at 350.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
An orange or milk chocolate butter cream frosting is excellent on this cake.

 

 

 

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