a very sweet citrus cake that goes well in summer at a picnic


  • 180g butter

  • 250g castor sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 185g Self Raising flour

  • 60g Plain Flour

  • 1 Orange, juiced, supplemented with milk to produce 1/2 cup of liquid

  • 1/2 teaspoon orange rind


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160 degrees celcius

  • 2.

    Cream butter and sugar with electric beaters

  • 3.

    Gradually add eggs one at a time

  • 4.

    Fold in flour

  • 5.

    Add orange juice and wait until totally absorbed before assing milk

  • 6.

    Bake for 45 minutes

  • 7.

    Ice when cool with a simple icing.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 566kj
  • Fat Total 26g
  • Saturated Fat 16g
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 75g
  • Sugar 43g
  • Sodium 35mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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When I made this cake, I found that you dont want an over-powering icing on top, so my simple recipe was just orange juice and icing sugar, a simple thin "glaze" like icing.

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Posted by jackicamReport
Sounds delicious Laura.