Easy Magical Orange Cake

Buttercream Icing 7

This cake is super easy – made all in the food processor in under 5 minutes! Basically chuck it all in – blend and bake! Guess that is what makes it magical – a yummy moist cake with a gorgeous citrus flavour.

Magical Orange Cake 1


1 whole orange – washed & pulped, skin and all!ย (I remove the green stalk bit)
125g melted butter
1 Cup sugar
2 medium eggs
1 1/2 cups self raising flour


I quarter and pulp the orange first in the food processor, then pop in the butter, sugar, eggs & self raising flour and mix until just combined.

Magical Orange Cake 2

Pour into a lined or greased cake tin and bake for approx. 30-40 minutes at 180C (355F), testing with a skewer and once skewer comes out clean you are done, or cake bounces back at the touch!

Magical Orange cake 3

I often make this as a base for my cupcakes, it is a lovely sweet treat with an easy vanilla icing, or you could easily make it as a loaf with an orange syrup glaze.

Magical Orange Cake 4

This cake is a little overcooked – don’t do that, be better than me and don’t get distracted! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Easy Vanilla Icing

1 1/2 cups icing sugar
1/2 to 1 tsp vanilla essense
1 tsp melted butter

Add tiny amounts of water until you get the desired consistency – just add more icing sugar if you add to much water, spread on the cake or cupcakes once cooled.

Iย  have used my Buttercream Icing recipe for the photos on this page – recipe here https://justamumnz.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/buttercream-icing-recipe-step-by-step/

Magical Orange Cake 10

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Enjoy ๐Ÿ˜€

10 thoughts on “Easy Magical Orange Cake

  1. Pingback: Buttercream Icing Recipe – Step by Step | Just A Mum

  2. How gorgeous!! Can you teach me how to ice like that?? I’m going over to check your steps out now as I’m making a cake this weekend for a baby shower! Mmm I love orange cakes! Thank you so much for linking up with our Fabulous Foodie Fridays party and sharing your foodie love around! xx

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