logo

An American Family History

 

from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

hester
Click here for Table of Contents
 
 

Orange Sponge Cake

 
 

frome June

 
miles & june
June & Miles Van Dusen
cake

1 1/2 cups flour level
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup orange
salt
5 eggs separated
1/2 teaspoon B.P. [baking powder]

cream sugar, egg yolks

add orange juice

salt & flour sifted 3 or 4 times together next

then add whites beaten stiff with B.P. add last

bake in sponge cake pan 1 hr in slow oven.

 

Sometimes Aunt Pit didn't tell us the exact oven temperatures. Here's a cheat sheet.
Cool oven 250F
Slow oven 250350F
Moderate oven 350375F
Hot oven 375450F

 

divider

 
Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
 
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Californians
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
tuller.roberta@gmail.com
An American Family History is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,
an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.