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Vegan Orange snack cake
Vegan Orange Cake

Oranges are in full bloom this season. Every week I never fail to bring back home a dozen oranges and enjoy them daily. Every time I think of cooking/ baking with oranges and it never happens. The fruit craze that I am end up eating oranges instead. This time I saved up 2 oranges just to make this cake since I had bookmarked it for long. This recipe of Orange cake calls for no butter no eggs and no milk. Its a Vegan orange cake recipe that is so moist yet delicious with every bite. And you do not need an electric whisk/ have to keep the butter in room temperature none of it. Just a simple one bowl orange cake recipe. Isn't it too simple? I love snack cakes such as this. Now lets move on to the recipe.

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Recipe - here
Prep time - 5 mins
Bake time - 40-45 mins
Serves - 6" cake/ 6 slices


Maida/ All purpose flour - 1 and 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup (powdered)
Oil - 1/3 cup (any flavourless oil)
Vanilla - 1 tsp
Oranges- 2 large
Orange zest - 1 tbsp (skin rind grated)
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup
Oil - for greasing the cake tin


1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F/ 180 C for ten minutes. And prepare a 6" cake tin by greasing it with oil, set aside. 

2. Grate the orange zest and squeeze the orange juice in a bowl extract as much juice and pulp discarding the seeds. 

3. In  a bowl add the powdered sugar, flour, juice, orange zest and oil and mix well. Now add water to this mixture combine well. Do not mix for long, now add the baking powder and baking soda mix well.

4. Pour into the prepared tin and bake in pre-heated oven for 40-45 minutes until a toothpick inserted in centre of cake comes clean.

5. Let the cake cool in a wire rack for ten minutes later transfer to a plate cut into slices and serve warm/cold

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Cooks Wisdom

Tip 1

Make sure you use unwaxed oranges to get the zest of the orange. Do not grate the white part of the skin

Tip 2

You can add orange blossom extract for more of an orange punch flavour instead of vanilla extract/essence

Tip 3

The cake took me 45 minutes to bake but you can check the cake after 30 minutes

Tip 4

You can add 1/2 cup almond meal by skipping 1/2 cup flour to have a almond flavoured cake

Tip 5

The cake tastes great the next day, the outer sides get soft and crumbly the next day.

Linking this recipe to Vegan thursday an event by Priya aks & SYS event by Viji

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  1. can i have that plate please??? i am so craving for some cake right away!!!

  2. looks so moist and am loving this orangy super cake:)parcel pri immediately

  3. I am definitely gonna try this delicious orange cake. Look so inviting and tempting.

  4. even i bookmarked and miss every time when i buy .. definitely looking moist and perfect snack

  5. Orange cake looks so inviting and mouthwatering. Excellent pics as well.

  6. Amazing dear :) Loved it :)

  7. orange cake looks moist and delicious orange flavored cakes, will try this for sure...

  8. yum yum , love the orange flavor in cakes...

  9. ooh lovely addition of oranges in a sponge cake !

  10. Love citrusy cakes.. Looks awesome

  11. awesome, love orange flavored cakes.

  12. super moist cake, love it dear!!!

  13. cake looks delicious ..Perfectly made too ..loved it dear :)

  14. reminds of my mum and the cakes she used to make. thank u darling for sharing this. :)

  15. orange vegan cake looks delectable!

  16. super aromatic cake dear... looks so soft and moist... one of my fav. flavor cake...


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