ORANGE TEA CAKE

A simple sweet fruity tea time cake.
RECIPE

Ingredients:-

  • 1 & 1/2 All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Butter (i used homemade amul style butter)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon orange essence
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange rinds(grated orange skin. Only the orange part)
  • 1/4 cup tutti-fruti

***Note:- All ingredients should be at room temperature.

METHOD

  1. Pre-heat oven at 200C for 10-12 minutes. Grease a cake pan with butter and dust with flour.
  2. Sift together maida, baking powder and baking soda.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy. 
  4. To this blend eggs one at a time. Add orange rinds and essence and mix well.
  5. Now add sifted flour and orange juice in 2-3 parts. Mix using cut and fold method to form a lump free batter.
  6. Add tutti-fruti and mix again.
  7. Pour the batter in cake pan and bake for 30minutes at 180C. 
  8. If a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean means the cake is done.
  9. Serve with black tea/coffee.

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