Orange cake

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I baked this cake last Saturday and was blown away. It is so aromatic, fluffy and moist even one day after! I think I will have to make it again today because I can’t stop thinking about it!

Orange cake

Course: Desserts


Total time






  • 3 eggs

  • 300 gr brown/coconut sugar

  • 300 gr flour

  • 1,5 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 150 ml olive oil

  • 1 orange-zest and flesh

  • 1 orange for decoration

  • 1/2 tbsp flour sugar


  • In a large bowl, add eggs and sugar. Using an electric or standing mixer, mix for 5-10 minutes or until fluffy.
  • To the egg mixture add sifted flour, baking powder and vanilla. Mix briefly then add oil and mix until just combined.
  • Zest the orange. Remove skin then cut flesh into big chunks and blend until smooth. Add to cake mixture and combine.
  • Pour the mixture into a 22 cm pan lined with baking paper.
  • Cut the second orange into thin slices. Cover the top of the cake with orange slices.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 175° C for around 50 minutes or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Let the cake come to room temperature then cover it with powdered sugar.

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