Orange Loaf Cake

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This moist orange loaf cake is perfect with a cup of tea! It's light and the orange flavor adds a beautiful zing!
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 75 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 6 persons
Orange Loaf Cake

INGREDIENTS

  • For the Cake:
  • 3/4 cup butter, cut in cubes and softened
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1.5 tablespoons orange tang (dissolved in water)
  • 1 ¾ cups plain flour (maida)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • For the syrup:
  • 1 tablespoon Orange Tang
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • Orange zest (from one orange)

DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Butter and line your loaf pan with brown parchment paper.
  • 2. Dissolve 1.5 tablespoons Orange Tang in water.
  • 3. Take a large bowl and add butter and sugar.
  • 4. Beat butter & sugar with a hand beater till it turns a light yellow color.
  • 5. Slowly add the eggs to the butter & cream mixture. Beat well after every addition.
  • 6. Add vanilla essence, Orange Tang then beat for about 15 – 30 seconds.
  • 7. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
  • 8. Add flour mixture to the egg mixture and beat.
  • 9. Add milk and beat well.
  • 10. Pour the cake mixture into the prepared loaf tin.
  • 11. Place the cake in an oven and bake at 180 C for 45 minutes – 1 hour. Insert a skewer / toothpick in the cake to check if it is done.
  • 12. Take out the cake and transfer it to a wire rack. Let it cool.
  • 13. In the meanwhile make the orange syrup by dissolving 1 tablespoon Orange tang, 1/4th cup sugar, orange zest and water. Mix well.
  • 14. Once the cake is cool, use a skewer to prick holes all over the top of the cake.
  • 15. Gently pour the syrup mixture all over the surface of the cake, distributing evenly.
  • 16. Serve.



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