This was one of the first cakes I learned to bake. It came out of a very old cook book. It was a “one bowl cake”. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.
ORANGE KISS-ME CAKE with Topping
1 large orange
1 cup seedless raisins
1/3 cup walnuts
2 cups sifted plain flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3/4 cup milk
2 eggs, unbeaten
1/4 cup milk
Grind together pulp and rind of orange (reserve juice for topping), raisins, and walnuts, using food chopper.
Sift together flour, soda, salt and sugar. Add shortening and 3/4 cup milk.
Blend at low speed, then beat at medium speed for 1/&1/2 min.
Add eggs and 1/4 cup milk. Beat for 1&1/2 min.
Fold orange-raisin mixture into batter.
Pour into 9x13x2-inch pan, well greased and floured.
Bake 350 40 to 50 min.
NOTE: Can be baked in 8″or 9″ round pans at 350 35 to 40 min
1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Drip orange juice over warm cake. Combine sugar, cinnamon,
and walnuts; sprinkle over cake.
Copied from Mary Margaret McBride Encyclopedia of Cooking (1958)