Plan a perfect afternoon tea with this wonderful cake recipe. An outstandingly delicious tea- time orange cake recipe that is bursting with flavor and is soft and fluffy as a cloud !! This cake never last that long in my house.  🙂

Don’t you agree there is something special about oranges? Guess what? This bright and juicy, citrus-y fruit reminds me of winters. Summer brings succulent mangoes and winters brings a wide variety of ripe oranges. Among all the varieties of citrus-y fruits – clementines are my favorites. Whether be a glass full of fresh-squeezed orange juice or enjoying them as is – I just love oranges. There’s nothing more comforting than sitting by a sunny window and enjoy fresh oranges in winters. Yum and delicious!!

Surprisingly, my recent trip to the grocery store yielded some fresh oranges and now I am all up for making a simple yet flavorful orange cake recipe. Yes, an outstandingly delicious and beautiful tea- time orange cake recipe. 🙂


  • 1.5 cup Cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt


  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1.5 – 2 tablespoon Fresh orange zest (*see notes above)
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • 3/4 cup Soften butter


  1. Assemble dry ingredients. Preheat oven @ 350 degree F.
  2. Sift all the dry ingredients together. Set it aside.
  3. Assemble wet ingredients.
  4. Eggs.
  5. Vanilla essence and milk.
  6. For orange zest- Rub the orange along the side of the grater. Rub it slowly and carefully so that you do not scrape your fingers.
  7. Cut a orange in half and squeeze out its juice. Set it aside.
  8. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Creaming incorporates air into this mixture.
  9. Add eggs one by one.
  10. Beat until fluffy.
  11. Pour in milk and vanilla essence. Add dry ingredients and beat until well blended.

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