• Tea-Time Orange Cake Recipe

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    Tea-Time Orange Cake Recipe
    Prep: 20 min Cook: 25 min Servings: 8
    by Hina Gujral
    170 recipes
    With some Kinnow Oranges in hand, the first and the obvious recipe choice was a Tea-Time Orange Cake. The tanginess of oranges, the subtle sweet notes and the bitterness of orange zest make this Orange Cake a perfect tea time treat.


    • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/8 tsp baking soda
    • Pinch of salt
    • 1/4 Cup yogurt
    • 1/4 Cup olive oil
    • 1 tsp grated orange zest
    • Juice of one orange
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • Ingredients to serve
    • 1 tbsp Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
    • 1/4 Cup orange juice


    1. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Grease an 8-inch round cake pan with butter and dust it with a tablespoon of flour. Set aside.
    2. Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt in a large mixing bowl.
    3. Whisk together yogurt, olive oil, egg, juice, orange zest and vanilla extract in a bowl using hand mixer for 5 minutes at medium speed.
    4. Add sugar in the liquid mixture and whisk again for another 5 minutes at medium speed.
    5. In small batches add the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients.
    6. Fold the batter using a rubber spatula. make sure no flour streaks remain in the batter.
    7. Once the batter is nicely combines pour it into the prepared baking tin.
    8. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25 - 30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.
    9. Meanwhile, poke small 2 - 3 tiny holes in the cake using a toothpick. Pour orange juice over the cake. Transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool down completely.
    10. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
    11. Serve Tea-Time Orange Cake with orange segments.

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    • A.L. Wiebe
      A.L. Wiebe
      This cake looks delicious and not too sweet. Thanks for posting!
      • Hina Gujral
        Hina Gujral
        Glad you like it.


      • Foodessa
        This cake seems to have just the right balance of ingredients to turn out a delectable cake. Will be placing it in my file to try for sure.

        Thanks for sharing and flavourful wishes,
        • ShaleeDP
          This looks good, i will give it a try soon.
          • Hina Gujral
            Hina Gujral
            Great to know that.

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