Orange Cake with Orange Buttercream Glaze

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.