Sunday, July 22, 2018

Orange Creamsicle Sheet Cake

Jenna needed a birthday treat for someone at work. I made this and our White Texas Sheet cake for her to take to work. Everyone liked this. Next time I will add more food coloring to make it more orange.
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Orange Creamsicle Sheet Cake

adapted from https://www.chef-in-training.com/orange-creamsicle-sheet-cake/

2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
1 cup water or orange juice
½ cup buttermilk
½ teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 Tablespoons orange zest
2 teaspoons orange extract
2 drops red food coloring
3 drops yellow food coloring

Cream Frosting
¼ cup butter, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
1 cup whipping cream
¼ teaspoon salt
1/2 t orange extract


In a medium sauce pan, bring butter and water to a boil. After mixture reaches a boil, take it off heat and add all ingredients, mixing well with each addition. 

Pour into a greased jelly roll pan and bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Frosting
In a medium size bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar and mix on low. Add whipping cream, extract and salt and beat until creamy. Spread over cooled cake.

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