Golden Cake with Boiled Frosting
A recipe from the Sneaky Kitchen
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
8 eggs yolks
1/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup water
1/3 tsp salt
1-3/4 cps pastry flour (sifted)
4 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Vanilla

Preheat oven to 375F. Cream butter, slowly add sugar. Add well-beaten egg yolks. Sift flour, Baking Powder & salt together, & add alternately with orange juice & water. Add Vanilla. 

Bake in layers or muffin tins in oven for 25 min. for cupcakes (makes 2 dz. cupcakes), up to 40 minutes for 2 layer pans. Use Boiled White Frosting; tint it yellow if you wish.

Boiled Frosting
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
3 egg whites
1 tsp Vanilla, Lemon, or Almond Extract
yellow food coloring if desired.

Stir sugar & water until dissolved, boil until thread stage or 246F  with thermometer. Beat egg whites until stiff. Very slowly pour hot mixture into stiff egg whites, beating constantly. Add flavoring.