Fluffy Orange Sponge Cake

Recipe by Catinthecloud
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 10-16




  • Preheat the oven to 350°C.
  • Grease a large pan or two smaller ones and line with waxed paper. Grease the paper and coat with a corn flour and sugar mixture.
  • Whisk egg yolks, adding half the sugar gradually until light coloured and creamy.
  • Add oil, orange juice and orange zest and beat again.
  • Whisk egg whites until very light and forms soft peaks.
  • Add the other half of sugar gradually beating on medium to high speed.
  • Add corn flour, flour, salt and baking powder gradually to the egg yolks, beating all the while.
  • Gently fold in the egg whites with a rubber spatula until well mixed.
  • Spoon the mixture into the pan and bake for 35- 45 minutes until brown.
  • A toothpick inserted into the center should be clean and the midlle should spring back when touched.