Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Yum! This cake is bursting with the sweet taste of orange!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Grease a 10-inch bundt pan.
  3. Cream the butter and gradually add the sugar, beating until light.
  4. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, and the orange zest.
  5. Add dry ingredients alternately with the orange juice to the batter.
  6. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them into the batter.
  7. Pour batter into the prepared bundt pan.
  8. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until sides of cake shrink away from edges of pan and a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes in pan, unmold onto a rack, and drizzle with Orange Glaze while warm.
  10. Cool before serving.
  11. Orange Glaze: Combine orange juice and sugar in a small saucepan and simmer gently for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until a light syrup forms.

Reviews

Most Helpful

Everyone LOVED this cake. Made as directed, used a bundt pan, but it didn't rise very much. But the cake was so good it really didn't matter. For the icing, I used the suggestion from the review from cfletcher - 4 oz cream cheese, 1-1/2 cups of icing sugar, 3 T oj, and 1 T of butter, and I also added some leftover orange zest - and it was outstanding! I will make that icing recipe with this cake from now on - and I will make it together often!

lbandbuggy April 07, 2010

anyone who loves orange will love this cake, I baked mine in an 11 x 9-inch pan and that worked just right, I may reduce the zest to only one orange next time, served with whipped cream for a wonderful treat, thanks for sharing Sharon!

Kittencal@recipezazz March 01, 2009

The cake was not overly dense; it was light yet still incredibly soft and tender. I pureed some orange flesh, pushed it through a sieve (to make enough juice for the cake batter and glaze) and stirred the reserved pulp into the batter. I also doubled the orange zest. Thanks very much for sharing this recipe! It is worth the extra effort.

p.g.cher October 03, 2007

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