Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (81g)

Calories 198
Calories from Fat 6 (3%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 0.6g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.4g 2%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 1.3mg 0%
Sodium 162.2mg 7%
Potassium 64.9mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 45.7g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Sugars 27.1g
Protein 2.5g 5%

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Recipe Description
Traditional sice cake topped off with a delectable orange-flavored cream cheese icing, and crowned with candied orange peel.
Prep time
25 min
Cook time
50 min
Ready In
1 hr 15 min

Ingredients

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1 1/2 Cup(c)  all purpose flour
2 Teaspoon(t)  cinnamon, ground
1 Teaspoon(t)  cloves, ground
2 1/4 Teaspoon(t)  ginger, ground
1 Teaspoon(t)  salt
8 Tablespoon(T)  butter, softened
1 Cup(c)  granulated sugar
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  orange extract
1 Teaspoon(t)  baking soda
1 Cup(c)  applesauce
8 Ounce(oz)  cream cheese, softened
1 Teaspoon(t)  vanilla extract
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  orange extract
2 1/2 Cup(c)  confectioners' sugar

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 350° F. Grease and flour a 9 by 5 inch loaf pan. To make the cake, in a medium bowl, mix together the flour, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, cream the butter and granulated sugar until fluffy. Stir in the orange extract. Mix the baking soda into the applesauce and stir into the creamed butter mixture. Add the flour mixture. Mix until smooth in an elecrric mixer, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Transfer the cake to a rack and let cool completely. To make the frosting, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in the vanilla and orange extracts. Slowly beat in the confectioners' sugar. Once the cake has cooled, remove from the pan by placing a large cake plate over the pan and flipping it over. Spread the frosting evenly on top. Decorate with chopped candied orange peel or candied ginger, if desired.

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