Thursday, 14 March 2013

Crusty Orange Cake

Crusty Orange Cake, this is such a basic and wonderful recipe with the freshness of orange and crunchy crust. This is very playful recipe ...can be mold to any of your ideas. This is just my version of making orange cake...this is perfect just to celebrate any special occasion..Hope you all would try this and enjoy as we did...


1 ¼ cup of All Purpose Flour/ Maida
½  Cup Sugar
½ Cup Butter
2 Eggs
1 tsp of Vanilla
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/3 Cup Sour Cream
¼ tsp Orange Zest
1/3 Cup Orange Juice
¼ tsp of Salt

2 tsp Vanilla Sugar
¼ tsp Orange Zest


**Tools Used: Hand Mixer, Spatula, Whisk, Bowl, CakePan.

1) Preheat your oven to 350F. Grease a round pan with butter and line the bottom with butter paper.

2) In a bowl sieve the flour, Baking Powder, Salt and set aside.

3) In another bowl cream together the Butter and sugar until the mixture gets fluffy ,then add eggs one at a time and beat till the mixture gets lite and fluffy. Add vanilla extract and Sour Cream, mix well.

4) Add flour mixture into wet batter slowly.

5) Pour batter in cake tin. Mix together vanilla sugar and orange zest. Sprinkle this over the top of the cake batter. Bake for 25-30 mins.

6) After cake baked, let that cool for at least an hour.



1) Don't over mix the batter.

2) Avoid Salt if using Salted Butter.

3) Sour Cream can be replaced with Curd.

4) All the ingredients should be at room temperature.

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