Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

by yeahfoodie
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Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

This is one of my favourite cake recipes to make as it is so easy and moist. I remember making this orange cake for the first time when I was 13-years-old. I attended home science class and watched my teacher demonstrate how to make a cake during one of the lessons and I remember being inspired by it and decided to make one after school that day.  I rang mum who was at work for the recipe and was determined to make it on my own.  I could not find the hand mixer, hence just used a wooden spoon to mix the sugar and butter (trust me, it is hard work) till it was fluffy.   I remember feeling so proud afterwards and a sense of achievement.  If you have been to my parent’s home in Klang for Christmas, then this was one of the cakes you tasted.  This tasty cake is also my dad’s favourite (after Sugee Cake).

If you are wondering why I have baked it in a heart-shaped cake tin…well, my mum had a heart-shaped cake tin at home which I often used to bake this recipe in hence I have followed the same and used the Masterclass Heart Shaped Spring Form Cake Tin for the blog.

The secret to the cake being so soft and moist is due to the egg yolks being added first followed by the egg whites which are beaten until soft peaks. This gives the cake the lightness and makes it moist.

This recipe if from my mum’s recipe book and one which I still make until today.  My family and I love cake but often worry about the calories hence you will notice that most of my cakes tend not to have icing on them, so I feel less guilty about baking and eating them.  This recipe is super delicious and I can easily eat half of the cake on my own (so be warned if you are living on your own… would recommend making this only when you have family or friends over).  Hope you give this recipe a go and let me know what you think of it in the comment section below.

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

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Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

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Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

yeahfoodie This is one of my favourite cake recipes to make as it is so easy and moist. I remember making this orange cake for the first time when I was… Baking Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe Western Print This
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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 7 oz butter
  • 7 oz castor sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 8 oz self raising flour
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 2 Orange rind
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

1. Heat oven to 165C.  Line and grease cake tin (I have used 22.5cm x 21.5cm x 7.52cm  or 9"x 8"1/2 x 3" tin)

2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

2. Separate the eggs. Add in vanilla followed by the yolk of the eggs (one at a time) and mix well

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

3. Add in orange zest followed by orange juice and mix well

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

4. Whisk the egg whites until soft peak forms

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

4. Fold in the flour and alternate it with the egg white.

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

5. Pour cake mixture into cake tin and bake at 165C for 30-40 minutes.  Cake is done when the cake tester comes out clean.

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

6. Serve as it is or cool the cake and ice it with buttercream icing.

Moist and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

Notes

Note: This cake recipe is so versatile, you can change it up by adding 1/2 a cup of nuts into the batter or 1/4  cup chocolate sprinkles

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11 comments

michelle twin mum 19 February 2021 - 7:53 pm

Oh the heart-shaped cake tin is sweet. This sounds like a cake I’d enjoy and the idea of adding chocolate chips is a nice one too. Mich x

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yeahfoodie 20 February 2021 - 8:26 pm

So glad you stopped by and thank you for your comments

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Rhian westbury 20 February 2021 - 2:29 pm

I do a lot of lemon cakes, but I always forget about doing an orange one. I bet this would taste so nice with chocolate chips, yum yum x

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yeahfoodie 20 February 2021 - 8:25 pm

Yes it would taste even better with some chocolate chips added to it

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Anosa 20 February 2021 - 4:12 pm

This is a delicious cake, I made a banana and almond cake yesterday similar recipe to yours. I want to try making an orange cake soon.

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yeahfoodie 20 February 2021 - 8:25 pm

Well let me know how it goes, your cake sounds equally delicious

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Jenni 20 February 2021 - 6:05 pm

This sounds perfect to go with a cup of tea and not hard to make either. Definitely giving it a go

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yeahfoodie 20 February 2021 - 8:25 pm

Hope you do Jenny, I do love this cake very much

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Rebecca Smith 21 February 2021 - 1:52 pm

What a tasty sounding cake! Love how easy it is to make and it looks so moist and delicious.

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yeahfoodie 25 February 2021 - 1:30 pm

Thank you, it was super moist indeed

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