eggless orange cake
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RECIPE TYPE: dessert, brunch
CUISINE: world
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SERVES: 3-4
 
INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour or all purpose flour/maida or half-half of both the flours
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup powdered jaggery organic unrefined cane sugar or regular fine or powdered sugar (add more if required)
  • ¼ cup olive oil or butter
  • ½ tsp orange zest
  • 1 tbsp eggless vanilla custard powder or corn flour/corn starch
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. preheat your oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. sieve the whole wheat flour with salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  3. in a bowl add the sugar and oil.
  4. with an electric beater or hand beater or a wooden spoon, beat this mixture of oil/butter and sugar till well blended and creamy.
  5. now add the orange juice and orange zest.
  6. stir well.
  7. fold in sieved flour and custard powder/corn starch.
  8. after folding, you can even lightly beat the cake mixture.
  9. pour the batter in a lined or greased cake tin of about 7x4 inches.
  10. bake in a preheated oven for 180 degrees C for 30-35 minutes.
  11. serve eggless orange cake warm with tea or coffee.
NOTES
if using fresh orange juice, then make the juice just before you add it to the oil-sugar mixture. keeping orange juice for a long time can result in it getting bitter and spoiling the taste of the cake.
Recipe by Veg Recipes of India at http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/eggless-orange-cake/