This Orange Cake is so delicious it’s like taking a bite of sweet sunshine.  The Orange Cake is full of delicious and loaded with a citrusy flavor of oranges.  The Orange Cake is bursting with flavor and is soft and fluffy as a cloud.  An outstandingly delicious tea- time treat to share with your friends.
 

Orange Cake Recipe

The fresh orange juice gives this cake a lovely flavor. Serve it with cream. It will be a winner at your next tea party.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 3 tbls Butter

Syrup

  • 1/2 cup Boiling Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp Orange Rind grated
  • 1 tbls Butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  • Beat sugar and eggs together.
  • Sift dry ingredients and add to sugar mixture.
  • Heat milk and butter add to flour mixture. 
  • Mix well. 
  • Pour into a pie dish. 
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes. 

Syrup

  • Mix all the ingredients in a sauce pan.
  • Boil for 5 minutes, pour over tart as soon as it comes out of the oven.

Today’s Featured Ingredient

Oranges

Oranges grow in the tropical and subtropical parts of the world. It’s flowers are one of the most fragrant and scents the whole surrounding when it is in flower. Citrus trees are some of the most cultivated fruit trees in the world.
Oranges have lots of nutritients such as vitamin C and A, potassium, calcium and pectin. They are in season in the winter and are usually eaten whole or processed for their juice.
Sweet oranges are the hybrid of Pomelo and Mandarin. It was introduced to America by Spanish travelers.
Orange peels are used in sunscreen and face washes. Approximately 85% of the oranges produced are used for juice. The orange peel is edible but does not digest easily. The pith has just as much vitamin C as the fruit. Oranges are also used to make marmalade.

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