Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Gateau a' l'orange

1-1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1-1/2 sticks butter
3 eggs
1 cup powdered sugar
1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar
Juice of 1 orange and juice of 2 oranges
Grated peel of 3 oranges

~Beat butter and powdered sugar together thoroughly.
~Add 3 whole eggs, one at a time, beating well between each egg.
~Add juice of 1 orange and all orange peel.
~Add flour and baking powder.  Stir well.
~Pour into 8" round (greased) cake pan and bake 45 minutes at 350*.
~Mix together the juice of 2 oranges and 1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar (as needed). 
~Unmold on a plate while hot and pour sugar/orange juice mixture over the top.
~Cool, serve, and enjoy.   Delicious enjoyed with fresh whipped cream infused with Cointreau. 

Recipe compliments of Susan P.

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