Orange-almond cake

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ cup All-purpose flour or 1 1/2 C

cake flour 1 C sugar 1½ t baking powder ½ t salt ¾ C milk ⅓ C shortening 1 egg 2 t grated orange peel ¼ C sliced almonds 1 T sugar 2 T orange-flavored liqueur Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour round 9x1 ½-inch pan or 8x8x2 or 9x9x2-inch square pan. Beat together all ingredients except almonds, 1 tablespoon sugar and liqueur in large mixer bowl on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, 30 seconds. Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 3 minutes. Pour into pan. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, round pan 40 minutes, square pans 40 to 45 minutes. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar and drizzle with liqueur. Cool 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

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