Sunday, February 26, 2012

California Dreamin'..Well Orange Dreaming Anyway...

Orange Cream Poke Cake
1 cup butter
1 cup water
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup white chocolate chips, optional
2 cups mini marshamallows
3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon orange extract
1/2 tsp orange zest
Orange food coloring, optional but adds a great effect!
Cake:  In a large saucepan bring butter and water to a boil.
Remove from heat, pour into mixing bowl. Add sugar, eggs, extract, sour cream.  Mix well.   Add: flour baking soda until smooth.  Better will be very runny.  Pour batter into 9x13 greased and floured pan.  Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes.  Poke cake with wooden spoon handle as soon as cake is removed from oven.  Immediately pour topping.
Topping:  Prepare during last 5 minutes of cake baking:  Combine butter, chips,  and milk, zest  in a saucepan then bring to a boil.  Add marshmallows.  Remove from heat.  Mix in food coloring, sugar and  extract. Spread frosting over warm cake.

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