Quick and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

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Have you tried an orange cake before? If you haven’t, you are definitely missing out! This quick and easy orange cake recipe by Easy Recipes on YouTube is probably one of the best cakes I have ever made at home. Who would’ve thought adding orange zest and juice to a simple batter, will result in a delicious dessert recipe?


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Making the best orange cake is surprisingly easy. All you need is 8 ingredients to make this recipe – sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, butter, orange, flour, baking powder, and salt. If you already have them at home, you can definitely start right away. This is a no-fail recipe, so even if you are a beginner, it will still turn out perfectly. Just make sure to follow the steps.

For more orange dessert recipes, try these recipes: Cranberry Orange Muffins and Easy Chocolate Orange Bread & Butter Pudding Recipe

Best Orange Cake Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 7 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 1/4 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

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How to Make Orange Cake

Step 1:

In a large mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup of sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract, and beat everything together for 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 2 :

Add the butter and whisk until smooth.

Step 3:

Zest 1 orange and extract the juice. Add the zest and juice to the mixture and mix until well combined.

Step 4:

In a different bowl, add the flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well then add to the mixture. Fold well incorporated. Make sure not to overmix it.

Best Orange Cake Ingredients
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Step 5:

Slice the orange into thin rounds.

Step 6:

Grease and line a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan, then sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar. Add orange slices to the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle the remaining sugar on top.

How to Make Orange Cake
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Step 7:

Pour the batter on top and spread evenly. Place inside a 340F preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes.

Step 8:

Once done baking, remove it from the oven and let it cool completely. Dust powdered sugar on top if preferred. Serve and enjoy!

Quick and Easy Orange Cake Recipe

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