How to make it

  • Heat oven to 180C. Butter and line a round cake tin with baking parchment.
  • In a large bowl,beat butter until creamy.
  • Add sugar and beat until fluffy and light.
  • Beat in the eggs gradually.
  • Add orange zest and mix.
  • In another bowl,sift flour and baking powder.
  • Fold the flour into the creamed mix.
  • Spoon the mix into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • While the cake is baking, make the syrup by putting orange juice and sugar into a pan, bring them gently to the boil, stirring
  • until the sugar has dissolved. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Turn out the cake on rack to cool.
  • Pierce holes in the cake with a skewer while still warm and pour
  • the syrup over it.
  • Leave to cool, spooning the syrup over the cake until it is all soaked up.

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  • jenivn 6 years ago
    Today, I surfed for an moist orange cake found this recipe and made the cake. It is LOVELY!!
    Thanks for putting it up - Jenni - Portland, Vic, Au
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  • splosh 6 years ago
    I like this orange cake. I have oranges on a tree at home so I'll try this recipe, thanks
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  • gaia 6 years ago
    Tried this one and it turned out perfectly! thanks for sharing. Was easy to make and end result...perfect sunday tea!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow love this orange cake thanks high5
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  • fanoel 7 years ago
    Sounds great will give it a go and put in the cafe for sale tomorrow. Thanks
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  • mary46 7 years ago
    Put in 1/4 cup, etc., not grams.
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  • moneybags 7 years ago
    My name is ROBERT BURNS.
    And there is a CAKE RECIPE I'm interested in. It's the recipe for ORANGE CAKE. What I would like to know is, regading the ingredients; where it says, 200g butter, soft, just what does the "g" stand for?
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