Orange Loaf Cake

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The perfect coffee or tea break treat.

  • 2 Large Oranges
  • 300 g Plain Flour (10.6oz)
  • 150 g Caster Sugar (5.3oz)
  • 80 g Butter (2.8oz)
  • Orange Zest (optional)
  • 2 Small-Medium Eggs
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  1. In a large bowl whisk the eggs with sugar until smooth and pale.
  2. Add orange zest (from 1/2 orange), freshly squeezed juice from 2 oranges and softened butter. Mix.
  3. Sift in the flour and baking powder (mix these two ingredients beforehand) and mix using electric mixer.
  4. Pour the batter into a loaf tin lined with baking paper (watch our video how to line cake tins.)
  5. Bake in a preheated oven (190⁰C for 1 hour or until an inserted skewer comes out clean).
  6. When ready, take out from the oven and let it cool down a bit before transferring onto a wired rack to cool completely.
  7. Serve with butter, jam or honey and your favorite cup of tea/coffee.


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