Tempting Orange Cake With Icing

2,6 oz./ 75 g butter
0,2 pint / 1 dl milk
2 eggs
0,3 pint / 1 ½ dl sugar
grated rind of 1 orange
0,6 pint / 3 dl flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1,2 oz. / 35 g butter
0,3 pint / 1 ½ dl powdered sugar
½ tablespoon orange juice
shredded orange peel

[1] Preheat the oven to 350º F / 175º C.

[2] Grease and sprinkle a ring mould 3 pint / 1 ½ litre.

[3] Melt the butter and mix with milk. Beat the eggs and sugar fluffy. Mix in the butter mixture, and stir in the orange zest.

[4] Mix flour and baking powder and stir into the dough. Pour the dough into the mould.

[5] Bake on the bottom shelf in the oven for 30-40 minutes. check with a cake needle to see if its done. (If it comes out clean, the cake is done)

[6] Take the cake out and let it stand for about 10 minutes into the mould before the vault grating. Cool completely in the mould.

[7] Melt the butter for the icing on low heat. Take it off the heat and stir in powdered sugar and orange juice. Mix until a you got a smooth glaze then pour it over the cake. Sprinkle with shredded orange peel before serving.

Recipe by Aase Dotterud

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