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The low fat cake is topped with candied oranges and a light orange glaze instead of frosting.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
25 mins
cool:
60 mins
bake:
25 mins at 350°
cook:
12 mins
Servings:
8
Max Servings:
10
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Candied Orange Cake

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Lightly grease and flour a 9 x 1 1/2-inch round baking pan; set aside.

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  • In a large mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add milk, oil, butter, egg, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Stir in chopped Candied Orange Slices. Pour batter into prepared pan.

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  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Remove and cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan. Cool completely.

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  • Place cake on a serving plate. Arrange Candied Orange Slices on top of cake. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the orange syrup. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Tips

You may also order candied orange slices from: www.ultimatenut.com (See Australian Glace Fruit).

Nutrition Facts (Candied Orange Cake)

285 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 36mg; sodium 223mg; potassium 153mg; carbohydrates 51g; fiber 2g; sugar 33g; protein 4g; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 26mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 60mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 111mg; iron 1mg.

Candied Orange Slices

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  • Trim ends from oranges; slice into 1/4 inch thick slices. In a large saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to boiling; add orange slices. Return to boiling. Reduce heat to medium and boil gently, uncovered, for 12 minutes, gently stirring orange slices into syrup occasionally. Remove from heat. Preheat oven to 200 degree F. Line a very large baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove orange slices from syrup using tongs or a fork, reserving syrup. Arrange orange slices on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour or until oranges are translucent and candied, but still soft. Remove from oven; cool completely on baking sheet. Store in an airtight container. Transfer syrup to a small bowl and chill until needed.

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