Orange Raisin Cake

I have made this orange raisin cake a lot with pulpy oranges. So good when served warm. Use a blender or a food processor to grind the orange.

Orange Raisin Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 large orange
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.

2 Squeeze the orange and reserve 1/3 cup of the juice. Grind the orange peel and pulp, raisins and 1/3 cup walnuts together. Set aside.

3 In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Add milk shortening and eggs. Beat for 3 minutes at medium speed. Stir in orange-raisin mixture.

4 Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

5 For the topping: Drizzle reserved 1/3 cup orange juice over warm cake. In a small bowl combine 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/4 cup walnuts; sprinkle over cake

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