Serves: 12
  • 250g cake flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 125ml milk
  • 125ml orange juice
  • 125ml vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 ½ teaspoons grated orange zest
Orange butter icing:
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 250g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • Preheat oven to 180C.
  • Grease and flour two 20cm round cake tins.
  • In a measuring jug, combine milk, 125ml orange juice, oil, beaten eggs and 1½ teaspoons orange zest. Set aside.
  • Sift flour and baking powder into a large bowl.
  • Mix in sugar.
  • Make a well in the centre and pour in the milk mixture.
  • Stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Divide cake mixture between the two prepared tins.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool.
To make Orange Butter Icing:
  • Cream butter until smooth.
  • Gradually beat in icing sugar.
  • Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in 2 tablespoons orange juice to bring to spreading consistency.
  • Stir in vanilla and 1 teaspoon orange zest.
  • Spread over cooled cakes.

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About Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Cape Malay Home Cooking made easy. The Muslim community has also had a large influence on the cooking of South Africa. Cape Malay cuisine is delicious. It usually consists of a combination of fruit, spices, vegetables and meat. Using my cooking know how to inspire everyone to cook the food they love. Here you will find tried and tested simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking. From easy soups and roasts to delicious breads, deserts, stews, etc… All the recipes seen here are prepared in my kitchen with photos taken by my family and me. So please don’t expect professional photography or styling, it’s just the way we have our meals on a normal day! My motto is: "Give a man a plate of food and you've fed him for the day. Teach a man to cook and you feed him for a lifetime" - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Posted on 30/03/2013, in Cakes. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. This cake comes out sooooo lovely

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