Aromatic Orange Cake


I hope you get to try this gorgeous, citrusy cake. We love it! so simple but the orange comes through so beautifully. Give it a try and let me know in the comments below!

Notes The oven temperature depends greatly on the type of oven you use, so please adjust that. And don’t hesitate to ask Dada if you need a tip or two. the beautiful song on this video is called INTERA, sung by Jody Phibi ft The Brothers. Produced by BMCG Stay safe and happy cooking.

Aromatic Orange Cake

Oh and before going any further: PRE-HEAT your oven to 180 degrees C and remove your eggs from the fridge!




1 cup baking flour

2 large eggs (room temperature)

2/3 cup (brown) sugar

1 orange (for zest and juice)

¼ olive oil

1 TBSP baking powder

1 TSP Vanilla essence

** Optional: Handful of walnuts, chopped


Kitchen Tools


2 mixing bowls

Electric or hand whisk


Spatula/cooking spoon

A Baking pan


Part 1: Prepare Ingredients
  • Oil the baking pan and dust with flour
  • Grate orange peel for zest, then juice the orange. Set aside.
  • Dust the chopped nuts with a little flour
  • Sieve all the dry ingredients (flour, salt, baking powder) together and set aside in 1 bowl.
Part 2: Mix the batter
  • Add eggs and sugar into the second mixing bowl and whisk for 6-8 (!) minutes. Until frothy.
  • Add oil to the mix and give it a quick whisk.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients: dry mix, orange zest, juice and vanilla. Gently mix with a spatula.
  • Fold in the dusted nuts (**) and pour into the baking pan
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean
  • Remove from oven, cool and enjoy

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