"This easy-to-make recipe has been in our family for generations. With fresh squeezed orange juice, fragrant spices and a sprinkling of powdered sugar, it’s festive for the holidays and also great for special meals or coffee get-togethers."
4 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Juice from one orange – strained
Powdered sugar, for topping
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Blend flour, baking powder, ground cloves & cinnamon in a bowl.
Add vegetable oil to flour mix and blend. Add sugar, water, baking soda, and juice to mix. Blend walnuts into batter.
Grease 9” x 12” baking pan and pour in batter.
Bake for approximately 1 hour, or until toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool, sprinkle powdered sugar on top and cut into squares.