Homemade orange cake recipe

How to prepare easily an orange cake.  In this recipes, I’ll give you the ingredients both in grams and cups to help you to try this recipes whenever you are. If you have measuring spoons, you can use them. In this recipe, I used the extra virgin olive oil. If you don’t like its taste you can use seed oil.

orange cake served on coloured plate


  • flour 1 cup and 1/2  = 160 gr.
  • extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup = 100 ml
  • sugar 3/4 cup = 120 gr.
  • 1 orange = orange juice +  finely orange zest
  • baking powder  1 and 1/2 teaspoons
  • 3 eggs

ingredients for orange cake

Difficulty: easy recipe

Preparation: 45 minutes

Preparation of the orange cake:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Butter and flour a small mod (maximum 22 cm); the cake is small.
  • Combine eggs with sugar and beat thoroughly for 10 minutes.

sugar-eggs in a large bowl

  • Add orange zest , its juice and extra virgin oil olive and beat for 3 mins.

add zest orange-oil

  • Now add flour and and baking powder and mix well all the ingredients.

add flour

  • mixture is ready

mix all the ingredients

  • Pour mixture into a greased 22 cm ring tin.
  • Bake in centre of 180 degree oven for 30-40 mins.
  • When the orange cake is bakes, let the cake cool don
  • Notes:do the toothpick test to see if the cake is cooked.
  • When the cake is cold, add some icing sugar on the top.

Enjoy this orange cake as much I did.

Alessandra Simple Recipes

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