California Sunshine Cake Recipe

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California Sunshine Cake
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  1. Juice the oranges, reserving juice for topping.
  2. Put the orange rind, the raisins and the nuts through the medium blade of a meat grinder (or process with steel blade in food processor until a coarse grind is achieved).
  3. Combine butter and sugar in mixer bowl and beat together until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time and continue beating until completely incorporated.
  5. Combine salt, flour and baking soda and sift together.
  6. Add flour and buttermilk alternately in 3 portions, mixing on low after each addition.
  7. Fold in orange, raisin, nut mixture until completely combined.
  8. Preheat oven to 350F and grease a 9 X 13 pan or a bundt pan.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.
  10. While cake is still hot, pierce all over with a fork.
  11. Mix orange juice, sugar and cinnamon and carefully pour mixture over cake. (This is harder on the bundt cake - be patient).
  12. When cake has cooled, remove from pan.
  13. Refrigerate leftover cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 217.54 Kcal (911 kJ)
Calories from fat 62.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.91g 11%
Cholesterol 36.84mg 12%
Sodium 246.58mg 10%
Potassium 175.26mg 4%
Total Carbs 37.05g 12%
Sugars 12.01g 48%
Dietary Fiber 1.62g 6%
Protein 2.87g 6%
Vitamin C 14.4mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 32.6mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 241.61 Kcal (1012 kJ)
Calories from fat 69.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.67g 11%
Cholesterol 40.92mg 12%
Sodium 273.86mg 10%
Potassium 194.65mg 4%
Total Carbs 41.15g 12%
Sugars 13.34g 48%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g 6%
Protein 3.19g 6%
Vitamin C 16mg 24%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 2%
Calcium 36.2mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.6
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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