Mum's Orange Cake

Mum's Orange Cake


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The grated rind of one orange gives this cake its flavour. It can be iced with your favourite icing, or a mix of orange juice, butter and icing sugar.

Dotty1 Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Serves: 6 

  • 1 1/4 cups (280g) sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups (160g) self raising flour
  • 60g melted butter
  • 1 orange rind, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1 pinch salt, to taste

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C. Grease a spring form tin or 2 log tins.
  2. Sift sugar and flour with a pinch of salt. Stir in butter, orange rind, eggs and milk until well mixed.
  3. Pour into prepared tin then bake in preheated oven for 45-60 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Icing option

You can make an icing for this cake out of 1 teaspoon of melted butter and a little orange juice, mixed into icing sugar or you can just use your favourite icing recipe.

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Reviews (2)


Would be better if add in some poppy seed - 26 Aug 2015


Very quick and easy to make, especially with a little helper in the kitchen. Make yummy cake pops too. Love it - 14 Jan 2013

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