Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in Cake Recipes

Portuguese Orange Cake Recipe

You can make this sweet, delicious and moist Portuguese orange cake in about 50 minutes, enjoy it.
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Portuguese Orange Cake Recipe


Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 50 min
Ready In1 h
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

3/4 cup of butter2 cups of sugar6 eggs (yolks and whites seperated)3 cups of flour2 teaspoons of baking powderJuice and zest from 1 orangeToppingJuice from 2 oranges1/4 cup of sugar
3/4 cup of butter2 cups of sugar6 eggs (yolks and whites seperated)3 cups of flour2 teaspoons of baking powderJuice and zest from 1 orangeToppingJuice from 2 oranges1/4 cup of sugar
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Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, add the butter and sugar and mix until the sugar dissolves .
  2. Add the egg yolks, stirring well, than add the orange juice and zest.
  3. Sift the flour with the baking powder and add to the previous preparation.
  4. Beat the egg whites until it forms peaks and mix in carefully.
  5. Put in a greased and dusted with flour cake pan, and bake at 180C / 350F for about 50 minutes.

Topping:

  1. Mix the juice of the 2 oranges with the 50 grams of sugar until the sugar dissolves completely and add it over the cake when the cake is cool.
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Sally
Sally
What size mold do you recommend
2 years ago, Monday, July 11, 2022
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Eddy
Sally, a regular sized 9.5" Bundt cake pan should work great.
2 years ago, Monday, July 11, 2022
johan
johan
should the egg whites be stiff or just beaten ?
2 years ago, Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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Eddy
I have updated the recipe, please check step 4.
2 years ago, Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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