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Orange cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Orange cake


  • Preheat the oven to 170οC (338ο F) set to fan.
  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar and the sunflower oil with a hand whisk. As soon as the mixture is homogenized, add the eggs one by one. Wait for the first egg to be incorporated, and then add the next one.
  • Then, add the vanilla extract, the orange zest and juice, and mix well. 
  • In a bowl, add the salt, cardamom, flour, baking powder, and mix well with a spoon. 
  • Add the egg mixture into the solid ingredients mixture, and beat them with a hand whisk until homogenized.
  • Butter and flour a 10x35 cm cake pan, and pour your mixture into it. 
  • Place the cake pan into the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until nicely golden. 
  • Check if it’s done by sticking a toothpick inside. If it comes out clean, then the cake is ready.
  • Remove from the oven and set it onto a rack to cool.
  • Serve with melted chocolate couverture and orange spoon sweet.


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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
33 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
18 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
19 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
24 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
12 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
6 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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