Citrus Yellow Cake
teaspoons baking powder
cup butter or margarine
teaspoons finely shredded orange peel or lemon peel
- Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Gease and lightly flour two 8x1-1/2-inch or 9x1-1/2-inch round baking pans; set pans aside. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and vanilla; beat until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 1 minute after each; Add flour mixture and milk alternately to beaten mixture, beating on low speed after each addition just until combined. Stir orange peel into batter. Pour batter into prepared pans.
- Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove cakes from pans. Cool completely on racks.