• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 8 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 225g butter
  • 220g castor sugar
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2tbsp orange liqueur (optional)
  • Grated rind of 1 orange
  • 190g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 1/2tbsp milk powder
  • 4 egg whites
  • 6 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice

Instructions

  1. Grease, line and grease a 23cm cake tin. Preheat oven to 170°C. Sift together the plain flour, baking powder and milk powder.
  2. Cream butter, sugar and essence until light. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Add orange rind and liqueur to mix. Fold in sifted dry ingredients and orange juice, alternating them evenly.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff and stir into the cake mixture. Scoop batter into prepared cake tin. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to 150°C and continue to bake for 60-70 minutes or until cake is cooked through when tested with a wooden skewer.

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