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Armenian Orange Cake
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Fast, simple and absolutely delicious.

Ingredients:
Cake
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup butter
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. grated orange zest
1/2 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup sour cream
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 cup chopped mixed nuts (walnuts, cashews, almonds)

Topping
1 cup whipping cream
2 Tbsp. icing sugar
1 tsp. grated orange zest
2 Tbsp. orange juice or Grand Marnier

Instructions:
To make cake:
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 9" springform pan. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, flour, butter, salt, orange zest and allspice. Blend with a pastry blender until crumbly. Spoon half into pan. Stir soda, sour cream and egg into remaining crumbs. Pour into pan; sprinkle with nuts. Bake for 40 - 45 minutes; cool. Remove springform and slide onto serving plate. Serve with topping.
To make topping: whip cream until stiff. Stir in remaining ingredients. Let stand for 1 hour to let flavours blend.

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