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  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 12 Servings
            Mrs. c. l. clemans
   2 1/2 c  Flour; sifted
   4 1/2 ts Baking powder
   1 1/2 ts Salt
   1 3/4 c  Sugar
     3/4 c  Butter or shortening
   1 1/8 c  Milk
       1 ts Almond extract
     2/3 c  Egg whites; unbeaten
            -----orange filling-----
       1 c  Sugar
       4 tb Cornstarch
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 c  Grated orange rind
   1 1/2 tb Lemon juice
       2 tb Butter
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Water
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla
     1/2 ts Salt
       3    Egg whites
   CAKE:  Preheat oven to 350~F.  Sift dry ingredients together. Add butter
   and milk, beat 2 minutes at medium speed on electric mixer. Add almond
   extract and egg whites, beat 2 minutes more. Bake in two 9 layer pans for
   35-40 minutes.
   ORANGE FILLING:  Mix ingredients togethre in a saucepan and bring to a
   rolling boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Chill before using.
   FROSTING:  Mix thoroughly in a saucepan and place over heat. Stir
   constantly until sugar dissolves.  Wipe crystals from sides of pan as
   necessar.  Boil without stirring to 244-246~F or a frim ball stage. Pour
   syrup slowly into stiffly beaten egg whites. Add vanilla. Beat until
   frosting reaches desired spreading consistency. Margaret Garland DFYX18A
   Source:  Prize Winning Recipes from the State Fair of Texas, 1976.