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  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time:25 to 30 minutes
  • Servings: 4 people

Introduction:

cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. In its oldest forms, cakes were modifications of breads but now cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate and share features with other desserts such as pastries, meringues,custard and pies.Typical cake ingredients are flour, sugar, eggs, butter or oil, a liquid, and leavening agents, such as baking soda  and/or baking powder. Common additional ingredients and flavorings include dried, candied or fresh fruits, nuts, cocoa, and extracts such as vanilla, with numerous substitutions for the primary ingredients. Cake can be  iced with buttercream or other icings, and decorated and , piped borders, or candied fruits.Cake is often served as a celebratory dish on ceremonial occasions, for example weddings, anniversary and birthdays.
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Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour 1 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar 1 cup
  • Eggs 2 ( separate egg white and yolk)
  • Orange juice 1 cup
  • Orange zest 1 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil or non flavored cooking oil 120 ml
  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon
  • Orange color as required
  • Butter for greasing the pan 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. Preheat the oven for 350°F or 180°C.
  2. Grease and dust the pan with butter and sugar set aside.
  3. In a large sift the all purpose flour and baking powder for 3 to 4 times.
  4. Sift over powdered sugar and mix well.
  5. Now add orange zest and mix well.
  6. Then add egg yolks, vegetable oil, orange juice ,vanilla essence and mix well and set aside.
  7. In another bowl add two egg white and beat for few seconds, then add vanilla essence and beat for 6 to 8 minutes or volume of egg white doubles.
  8. Fold in the egg white mixture in to cake batter in one direction by cut and fold method.
  9. Pour the cake batter in a dusted pan.
  10. Bake in an oven at 350°F or 180°C  for 25 to 30 minutes.
  11. Allow it cool for at least for 2 hours.
  12. Orange cake is ready .
  13. Enjoy!!!
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