Armenian Orange Cake
2 cups Brown sugar
2 cups Sifted all purpose flour (Sift before measuring)
½ cup Butter
½ tsp Salt
2 Tbsp Grated fresh orange peel
Dairy sour cream
1 Egg, slightly beaten
Chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, cashews, almonds, or graham crumbs for those
Combine brown sugar, flour, butter,
salt, orange peel and allspice in a medium sized bowl
Blend with a pastry blender or a fork until mixture is crumbly and completely
Grease a 9” square pan (Spring form pan is a good idea if serving at the
Spoon in half the crumb mixture and pack down to form a crust
Stir baking soda in to the sour cream and mix into the remaining crumb along
with the egg.
Pour batter over base and sprinkle with chopped nuts.
Bake in 350° oven for 40 to 45 minutes.
Serve topped with orange whipping cream
whipping cream topping
Whip cream until it forms stiff peaks,
then stir in sugar, peel, and liquor and garnish as appropriate.