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  Categories: Cakes
       Yield: 1 Cake
 ---------------------------KXWG38A GUS FOSTER JR---------------------------
     2/3 c  Soft shortening (1/2 butter
            For flavor)
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
       3    Eggs (1/2-2/3 cup)
   2 1/2 c  Sifted Softasilk flour
   2 1/2 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Salt
       1 c  Milk
       2    Squares chocolate
     1/8 ts Baking soda
       1 tb Milk
       1 ts Orange extract
   1 1/2 tb Orange rind, finely grated
     1/4 ts Yellow food coloring
       4 tb Sweet butter
       3 tb Cream
       3 c  Sifted confectioner’s sugar
       1 tb Orange rind; finely grated
            Orange juice, just enough to
            Make easy to spread
       2    Squares chocolate; melted
            Rich milk or cream, to make
            Glossy and easy to spread.
    1. Grease and flour 2 9 layer pans.
    2. Cream shortening, butter and sugar until fluffy.
    3. Beat eggs in thoroughly.
    4. Sift together: flour, baking powder, and salt.
    5. Stir in alternately with 1 cup milk.
    6. Divide batter into two parts.  Into 1 part, blend: chocolate, baking
   soda and milk. Blend into other part: orange extract, orange rind, and food
    7. Drop the chocolate and orange batters alternately by spoonfuls into
   prepared pans. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or til tests done.
   Frosting: 1. Heat sweet butter and cream in saucepan.
    2. Stir in confectioner’s sugar.
    3. Divide frosting in half.
    4. To smaller amount, add the orange rind, orange juice, just enough to
   make easy to spread.
    5. To larger amount, add: chocolate; melted, rich milk or cream, to make
   glossy and easy to spread.
    6. Spread some of the chocolate frosting between layers and the orange
   frosting around sides scalloping the top edge. Sprinkle grated orange rind
   and clusters of shaved chocolate over the top of the cake to give effect of
   a field of Brown-Eyed Susans!
   Good luck. Hope it turns out great!! MM Format Norma Wrenn