Frosted Cake
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1 sliceCalories 241Total Fat 5 gSaturated Fat 2 gCholesterol 57 mgSodium 273 mgCalcium 70 mgIron 2 mg
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresCake flour2 ¼ cupsBaking powder2 ¼ teaspoons  Margarine4 tablespoonsSugar1 ¼ cupsEggs4Vanilla1 teaspoonOrange peel1 tablespoonSkim milk¾ cupLow fat cream cheese3 ouncesSkim milk2 tablespoonsCocoa6 tablespoonsConfectioners sugar, sifted2 cupsVanilla extract½ teaspoon
  • Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • Grease with small amount of cooking oil or use nonstick cooking oil spray on a 10-inch round pan (at least 2 ½ inches high). Powder pan with flour. Tap out excess flour.
  • Sift together flour and baking powder.
  • In a separate bowl, beat together margarine and sugar until soft and creamy.
  • Beat in eggs, vanilla, and orange peel.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with flour.
  • Pour the mixture into the pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until done.
  • Let cake cool for 5 to 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Let cool completely before icing.
  • Directions for Frosting
  • Cream together cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add cocoa. Blend well.
  • Slowly add sugar until icing is smooth. Mix in vanilla.
  • Smooth icing over top and sides of cooled cake.

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