Orange Cream Cake

Today I made Orange Cream Cake!

1/2C butter, 3/4C brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1 1/2C flour, 1t baking powder,
1/4t salt, 1/4C orange juice, 1/3C heavy cream

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and juice. Blend well. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients, alternating with cream, beginning and ending with dry. Spoon into greased tube pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges. Cool
to room temperature, and invert on a serving plate.

Cream Frosting for one cake slice: 3 Tbs heavy cream, 1 1/2-2C powdered sugar

Mix until thick and spreadable. Spread on cake.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Today I made Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies!

1C butter, 1C sugar, 1 egg, 1 1/2C flour, 1/2t baking powder,
1/2t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 3/4C fine yellow cornmeal,
11oz red, green and/or purple gumdrops, chopped, 1C coarsely chopped
peanuts

Preheat oven to 350F.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Mix well. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients. Stir in peanuts and gumdrops.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Drop by Tbs onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Do not overbake. Serve upside-down.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies