Orange Sponge Cake

    Orange Sponge Cake


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    About this recipe: A versatile orange sponge cake that's perfect on its own, or deliciously different for a trifle.

    Serves: 12 

    • 3 eggs, separated
    • 1 cup caster sugar
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
    • 220g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 6 tablespoons (90ml) orange juice

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Preheat oven to 160 C. Grease and flour 23cm round cake tin.
    2. Beat egg yolks, sugar and orange rind until light and fluffy. Mix flour and baking powder together. Alternately add flour mixture and orange juice to the egg yolk mixture.
    3. In a separate large clean bowl, with a clean wire whisk or electric beater, beat egg whites to stiff peaks, and fold into batter.
    4. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes.

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