Orange sponge cake

Orange sponge cake

Want to prepare a quick and simple cake for the snack? This sponge cake is fluffy and has the delicious and pleasant orange aroma! You gonna love the taste, try it you won’t regret…

Orange sponge cake slice on a plate

HOW TO PREPARE ORANGE SPONGE CAKE:

Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.
Beat the egg yolks together with the sugar and the orange zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Pour the orange juice and beat for 1 to 2 minutes to incorporate. Add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake about 25 to 30 minutes.Orange sponge cake dough on a round cake pan Remove the cake from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.

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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:25 m
Total Time:45 m
Ingredients: eggs, flour, orange, orange juice, sugar
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 125 grams (about 1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) orange juice
  • Orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (20 x 7 centimeters (8 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.
  2. Separate the yolks from the whites. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and store in the fridge.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the egg yolks together with the sugar and the orange zest until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Pour the orange juice and beat for 1 to 2 minutes to incorporate. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous mixture. Finally, fold gently with a spatula the whipped egg whites.
  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until it starts to gain color (just like on the picture) and in the middle is a little bit higher than the rest of the cake, about 25 to 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  5. Remove the cake from oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
Orange sponge cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 110
Total Fat 1.5 g(2%)
Saturated Fat 0.5 g(2%)
Cholesterol 55 mg(18%)
Sodium 21 mg(1%)
Total Carbohydrate 21.5 g(8%)
Protein 3 g
 

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