Orange Cake with Orange Buttercream Glaze


This moist and easy orange cake gets its soft textures from oil and the deliciousness from the juice of very ripe oranges.


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup (300 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 2 1/2 (300 grams) cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (120g)
  • zest of ½ orange
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice (about 1/2 orange)


  1. Prepare a 20 cm cake mould by butterting it and then dusting it with flour. then preheat the oven to 350n degrees Fahrenheit (180°C.)
  2. In a mixer bowl place the eggs, sugar and vanilla. Whisk eggs with the sugar until light in colour.
  3. Meanwhile, sift the flour and baking powder in a separate bowl.
  4. Peel the orange zest take just the orange colour zest.
  5. Squeeze 2 or 3 orange fruits to get 1 cup of fresh orange juice.
  6. To the eggs, mixture add the orange zest, orange juice and vegetable oil and give the mixture a quick mix.
  7. Add the sifted flour into two phases and mix until the flour disappears and you have a smooth cake batter.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared cake mould. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 50 to 55 minutes.
  9. Let the cake cool down on a wire rack before glazing the cake.
  10. Serve it and enjoy.

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