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Sun and Snow Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irene Tice (GrandNana)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup butter
1 Tbsp grated orange rind
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 unbeaten egg whites (save yolks for filling)
3/4 c water
1/4 cup orange juice

Filling:
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup corn starch
1/2 tsp salt
4 slightly beaten egg yolks
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 Tbsp grated orange rind

1 cup coconut
Cool Whip

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.

Cream butter, orange rind, and sugar. Blend in the 4 egg whites one at a time, beating well.

Combine orange juice and water.

With electric mixer, alternately add dry mixture and orange juice to the butter mixture. (Begin and end with dry)

Pour into 2- 8 inch round pans, well greased and floured.

Bake for 25-30 minutes. Cool. Split layers to make 4 layers. Spread filling (see below) between layers and on top. Sprinkle with coconut. Frost sides with cool whip.

To make filling:
Combine first 6 ingredients in small pan and cook until bubbly. Remove from heat and add butter and orange rind. Cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my birthday cake that my Nana made every year growing up. I still haven't been able to make it as good as she but I will still keep trying.
Suzie

 

 

 

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