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Orange Sheet Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Orange Sheet Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Icing


Difficulty: Somewhat Easy



Cake serves 12.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare 9 x 13 in. sheet pan with vegetable pan spray.

Step 2

In medium bowl, combine flour, orange zest, baking powder and salt. In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add sugar 1/4 cup at a time, scraping down sides of bowl as needed; when combined, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; add vanilla and orange extracts. Add half of flour mixture; beat on low speed until nearly combined. Add buttermilk to moisten; add in remaining flour mixture, beating until just incorporated. Spread batter evenly in pan.

Step 3

Bake 25-33 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool cake in pan completely before icing.

Step 4

When cake is completely cool, spread orange cream cheese icing over the top.