Orange Chiffon Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Northern_Reflectionz

This was my absolute favorite cake as a child. We always got to choose what kind of cake we wanted for our birthday, and this was always my choice!

Top Review by waynejohn1234

This is a lovely take on a chiffon cake and I have made many. Recommend these cakes highly but the directions need to be followed exactly. Best made in a tube or bundt pan. Also, a better method might be to use cake flour (it is lighter and gives a nices texture) but that is my preference for any chiffon or sponge type cake. Lends itself to many fillings and frosting. Also can be used as a base for fruit topped with whipping cream. Thanks for submitting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and orange rind together. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, and then add in this order: vegetable oil, egg yolks, orange juice and water.
  2. Beat til smooth.
  3. Add cream of tartar to egg whites and beat in a separate bown until stiff peaks are formed.
  4. Gradually pour batter over beaten egg whites, gently folding until just blended.
  5. DO NOT STIR.
  6. Pour batter into ungreased 10" tube pan.
  7. Bake 325 55 minutes.
  8. Increase heat to 350F and bake 10 mins longer.
  9. Invert pan, and allow to cool.
  10. Remove and frost if desired.

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