Rating: 4.33 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Cake. Citrus. One-bowl baking. If these words send a shiver down your spine, then this recipe is for you. It is a very easy recipe that can be different every time you make it if you swap the oranges for lemons, limes, grapefruit, or a mix of juices. You get a not-too-sweet, moist cake that will be gone before the day is over. Remember to use exact measurements to get perfect results.

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch cake
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Drizzle:

Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch cake pan well using butter and flour.

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  • Combine flour, eggs, sugar, butter, orange juice, orange zest, and baking powder in a bowl. Mix with an electric hand mixer or stand mixer until batter comes together and is pale in color. Pour into the prepared pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Carefully remove from the pan and place on a cooling rack with a tray underneath.

  • While cake cools, combine sugar and orange juice for drizzle in a small bowl. Pour over the still-warm cake. Let cool completely before slicing.

Cook's Note:

You can use unsalted butter instead of salted.

Nutrition Facts

337 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 42.4g; fat 17.4g; cholesterol 110.4mg; sodium 395mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
09/12/2020
An excellent dessert, easy to make and many thanks Read More
Rating: 4 stars
09/12/2020
Nice cake, but comes out very thin, so suggest using a smaller cake pan Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2020
Yummy. I made the orange twice then changed it up and made it with lemon. The lemon might even be better! The only question I have is do you drizzle over cake and leave it sitting on plate with drizzle? Recipe seems as if you drizzle when cake in rack the transfer to plate. I have left in drizzle so far. It Read More
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