---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: EGGNOG CAKE
  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 10 Servings
       2 c  Cake flour;sifted
       2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Nutmeg; ground
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/4 lb Butter; softened [1 stick]
       1 c  Sugar
       2 lg Eggs
     1/2 c  Orange juice
     1/2 c  Light rum
   1 1/2 ts Grated orange peel
       1 ts Vanilla extract
 ----------------------------EGGNOG CREAM FILLING----------------------------
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 ---------------------------CHOCOLATE BITTERSWEET---------------------------
            Frosting,next recipe
 ------------------------------IRWIN E.SOLOMON------------------------------
   Sift flour,with baking powder,nutmeg,baking soda,and salt.Set aside.
   Preheat oven to 350~. In a large bowl,cream butter with 3/4 cup of the
   sugar until fluffy.Seperate eggs and add the yolks to the butter; beat
   well.Blend orange juice with 1/4 cup of the rum,orange peel and vanilla
   extract.Add the orange juice mixture to the butter,alternating additions
   with the reserved flour mixture.Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form;
   gradually beat in the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar until stiff but not dry.
   Fold the whipped egg white into the batter.... Turn the batter into two
   buttered 8 or 9 round cake pans lined on the bottom with wax paper.Bake
   for 25 minutes or until cake tester inserted into center of cake come out
   clean.Let cake cool in pan for 5 minutes.Invert onto a wire rack.Peel off
   paper liner; let cool throughly. To assemble cake:With a long slicing
   knife,split each layer in half horizontally.Sprinkle each of the four
   layers with 2 tbls. of the remaining rum.Spread Eggnog Cream Filling
   between the layers as you stack them.Frost the top and sides of the cake
   with Chocolate Bittersweet Frosting.If desired,sprinkle chopped walnuts
   around the side of the cake. Makes 1 four layer cake......