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WHOLE ORANGE CAKE

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WHOLE ORANGE CAKE
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Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 55 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins | Yield: 1 Cake

Oh, my! Try this perfect Orange Cake and prepare to be amazed. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

3 Eggs

1 1/8 cup (250g) sugar

1 3/4 cup (275g) all-purpose flour

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (or 1 packet Italian Pane Degli Angeli vanilla baking powder)

1/3 cup (100g) butter, softened

1/3 cup (100g) plain Greek yoghurt

1 large organic orange, about (300g), washed and cut into pieces (with the rind, but remove the seeds)

(if using plain baking powder add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)

Glaze

juice of one organic orange

1/3 cup (100g) sugar

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray in an 8-inch springform pan, then line it with parchment paper.

Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, add eggs and sugar. Beat until well mixed.

Step 4: In a mixing bowl, add the baking powder and flour. Whisk until well mixed.

Step 5: Sprinkle the flour mixture into the egg mixture.

Step 6: Add the softened butter and beat until well mixed.

Step 7: Add the yoghurt and stir until well mixed.

Step 8: Place the orange into a food processor, then pulse until processed into a puree.

Step 9: Pour the pureed orange into the cake mixture and beat until well blended.

Step 10: Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly.

Step 11: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.

Step 12: Remove from the oven and let it cool at room temperature for 15 minutes.

To Make the Orange Glaze:

Step 1: Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to low.

Step 2: Add orange juice and sugar. Stir until well mixed.

Step 3: Simmer for about 5 minutes or until the texture becomes thick.

Step 4: Remove from the oven and spread the glaze over the cooled cake.

Step 5: Let it cool for a few more minutes.

Step 6: Slice, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

YIELD: 12, SERVING SIZE: 1 slice
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 233 | TOTAL FAT: 6.4g | SATURATED FAT: 3.6g | TRANS FAT: 0g | UNSATURATED FAT: 1g | CHOLESTEROL: 54mg | SODIUM: 69mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 37g | FIBER: 1g | SUGAR: 22.5g | PROTEIN: 8g

WHOLE ORANGE CAKE

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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 1/8 cup (250g) sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup (275g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (or 1 packet Italian Pane Degli Angeli vanilla baking powder)
  • 1/3 cup (100g) butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup (100g) plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1 large organic orange, about (300g), washed and cut into pieces (with the rind, but remove the seeds)
  • (if using plain baking powder add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
  • Glaze
  • juice of one organic orange
  • 1/3 cup (100g) sugar
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Instructions

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray in an 8-inch springform pan, then line it with parchment paper.

Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, add eggs and sugar. Beat until well mixed.

Step 4: In a mixing bowl, add the baking powder and flour. Whisk until well mixed.

Step 5: Sprinkle the flour mixture into the egg mixture.

Step 6: Add the softened butter and beat until well mixed.

Step 7: Add the yoghurt and stir until well mixed.

Step 8: Place the orange into a food processor, then pulse until processed into a puree.

Step 9: Pour the pureed orange into the cake mixture and beat until well blended.

Step 10: Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly.

Step 11: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.

Step 12: Remove from the oven and let it cool at room temperature for 15 minutes.

To Make the Orange Glaze:

Step 1: Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to low.

Step 2: Add orange juice and sugar. Stir until well mixed.

Step 3: Simmer for about 5 minutes or until the texture becomes thick.

Step 4: Remove from the oven and spread the glaze over the cooled cake.

Step 5: Let it cool for a few more minutes.

Step 6: Slice, serve, and enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition Facts: YIELD: 12, SERVING SIZE: 1 slice Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 233 | TOTAL FAT: 6.4g | SATURATED FAT: 3.6g | TRANS FAT: 0g | UNSATURATED FAT: 1g | CHOLESTEROL: 54mg | SODIUM: 69mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 37g | FIBER: 1g | SUGAR: 22.5g | PROTEIN: 8g