Orange cake with zest

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This orange cake is light, delicious and has the refreshing flavour of fresh oranges. Unlike other recipes, orange is used with the skin in this cake. Check out the pretty simple recipe of this special orange cake.


2 oranges

2 eggs

½ cup sugar

¼ cup oil

1 cup all purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

A pinch of baking soda


Cut the oranges in half with the peel on

Remove the pits and then cut the oranges into smaller pieces

Transfer the orange pieces into a mixer jar

Add two eggs, sugar and oil as well

Blend well

Pass the all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda through a sieve

Add the orange-egg mixture into it

Fold well

Spread a sheet of butter paper in a cake tin

Pour the cake batter into the tin and bake.


You could also bake this cake in a pan on stove. Place the cake tin in a pan that has been pre heated for 10 minutes and bake.

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