• Frosted Cake

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 slice
    Calories  241
    Total Fat  5 g
    Saturated Fat  2 g
    Cholesterol  57 mg
    Sodium  273 mg
    Calcium  70 mg
    Iron  2 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 16

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Cake flour 2 ¼ cups
    Baking powder 2 ¼ teaspoons  
    Margarine 4 tablespoons
    Sugar 1 ¼ cups
    Eggs 4
    Vanilla 1 teaspoon
    Orange peel 1 tablespoon
    Skim milk ¾ cup
    Low fat cream cheese 3 ounces
    Skim milk 2 tablespoons
    Cocoa 6 tablespoons
    Confectioners sugar, sifted 2 cups
    Vanilla extract ½ teaspoon
    1. Preheat the oven to 325°F.
    2. 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.
    3. Sift together flour and baking powder.
    4. In a separate bowl, beat together margarine and sugar until soft and creamy.
    5. Beat in eggs, vanilla, and orange peel.
    6. Gradually add the flour mixture alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with flour.
    7. Pour the mixture into the pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until done.
    8. Let cake cool for 5 to 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Let cool completely before icing.
    Directions for Frosting
    1. Cream together cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add cocoa. Blend well.
    2. Slowly add sugar until icing is smooth. Mix in vanilla.
    3. Smooth icing over top and sides of cooled cake.

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