Orange Cake

Post No.228

This is a soft and tender orange cake with fresh orange flavour. Perfect for any occasion but such a highlight with a cup of tea or coffee.

Ingredients

2 ½ cup All purpose Flour

2 ½ tsp baking powder

4 large eggs

1 ½ half cup sugar

1 1/4 cup fresh orange juice

Orange Zest from 3 or 4 oranges

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup vegetable oil

Method

In a medium bowl whisk together flour and baking powder.

In a large mixing bowl whisk together eggs and sugar on until it is pale and fluffy for about 5 minutes.

Add oil, orange juice, zest and vanilla extract and keep whisking until combined.

Add flour mixture and whisk just until combined. Don’t overmix.

Pour the batter into prepared pans and for 40-50 minutes

Allow the cakes to cool completely and dust it with icing sugar.

This recipe yields 2 loaves of cake