Orange sponge cake

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6 Eggs -- separated
1 tablespoon Grated Orange Peel
½ cup Orange Juice
1½ cup Sugar
¼ teaspoon Salt
1⅓ cup Sifted Cake Flour
1 teaspoon Cream Of Tartar
Orange Frosting-----
⅓ cup Butter -- or oleo
2 teaspoons Grated Orange Peel
4 cups Sifted Confectioners Sugar
1½ teaspoon Vanilla
2 tablespoons Orange Juice -- to taste

Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored. Add peel and juice.

Beat until very thick. Gradually beat in 1 cup of sugar and the salt. Carefully fold in flour. Beat egg whites until foamy; add cream of tartar; beat until soft peaks form. Thoroughly fold whites into yolk mixture. Bake in ungreased 10-inch tube pan at 325 deg. about 55 minutes or until done. Invert pan; cool and frost.

Cream butter; gradually add about half the sugar, blending well. Beat in vanilla. Gradually beat in remaining sugar. Add enough orange juice to make of spreading consistency.

Recipe By : <NDooley@...>

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