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Orange Kiss-Me Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Orange Kiss-Me Cake is from The Ultimate Donovan Family Reunion Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!


1 large orange, pulp and rind-reserve juice for topping
1 cup raisins
1/3 cup walnuts
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup milk
2 eggs, unbeaten
Orange Nut Topping
1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup walnuts

Preheat oven to 350F.
Grind together 1 large orange pulp and rind, (reserve juice for topping) raisins and walnuts. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the shortening and 3/4 cup milk. Beat 2 minutes or until well blended. Add eggs unbeaten and remaining 1/4 cup milk. Beat another 2 minutes. Fold orange-raisin nut mix into batter. Pour into well-greased, lightly floured loaf pan. Bake 40-50 min.
Dribble 1/3 cup of orange juice over warm cake. Combine other topping ingredients and sprinkle over cake. Decorate with orange slices.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Since Ginny remembers this as my mother's cake that my father really liked, I put it in under her name. However, I found this recipe as a young kid and it was really in my recipe box. Boy this is an old recipe!!!!




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