This is an orange flavored cake with a batter and frosting made from scratch. The cake batter is unique as it is sweetened with blue agave and a packet of Tang sugar free mix. What you will need for the cake batter:
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup blue agave (dry cup)
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 Tang sugar free drink packet
1 loaf pan that has been buttered and dusted with flour.
1 bowl to mix with
1 fork to mix with
For the icing, you will need:
4 tablespoons shortening
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 Tang sugar free packet
1 fork to combine ingredients
1 butter knife to spread icing with.
Step 1: Make the Cake Batter
Start by adding the flour to the bowl. Add the baking powder, butter and sugar free drink mix.
Step 2: Add the Wet Ingredients
Add the agave, milk, and egg.
Step 3: Mix
Mix everything together well. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.
Step 4: The Pan
Use unsalted butter to lightly grease the outside of the pan. Dust with flour. Pour batter in.
Step 5: Getting the Batter to Lay Evenly
Drop the pan from a short distance on the counter a couple of times. Place pan on middle rack of oven that is preheated. Bake for 35 minutes. Use fork to test if cake is done. Once done, take out of oven and allow to cool.
Step 6: Making the Frosting
Cream together tablespoons of shortening and tablespoons of unsalted butter. Add powdered sugar and contents of sugar free Tang packet. Combine well with fork.
Step 7: Frost Cooled Cake
Frost cake by spreading the frosting with the butter knife.
Step 8: Cut Into Cake and Serve
This is an entry in the
Colors of the Rainbow Contest