This has always been a favorite in my family. There is something about the sweet orange with the chewly raisins and crunchy walnut. It is easy to put together and travels well and always seems to get requests for the recipe.
Orange Juice Cake — From the recipe files of Barbara Barthelette
6 oz. can frozen orange concentrate, thawed
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
1 cup light raisins (optional)
⅓ cup chopped walnuts
Grease and flour bottom of 13 x 9–inch pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine ½ cup of orange juice concentrate with remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Blend at lowest speed of mixer for 30 seconds. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed.
Pour into pan and bake for 30 to 40 minutes until golden brown. Drizzle remaining orange juice over warm cake and sprinkle with topping.
⅓ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon cinnamon