Orange Cake with Orange-Coffee Glaze

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Orange Cake with Orange-Coffee Glaze


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :25 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 10
  • Flour or Maida – 1 1/4th cup + 1 tbsp for dusting a tin

  • Baking Powder– 1 ½ tsp

  • Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp

  • Salt – 1/4 tsp or a pinch

  • Fresh Orange Juice– 3/4 cup (Fresh and sweet)

  • Orange Zest – 1 ½ tsp

  • Crystal Sugar – 1/2 cup

  • Thick Curd – 1/2 cup

  • Oil – 1/2 cup + 1tsp for greasing a pan.

  • For Orange Glaze – (Optional) - Castor sugar – 3/4 cup

  • Orange juice – 2-3 tbsp

  • Coffee mixture – 2tsp(Optional) (instant coffee prepared using ½ tbsp. warm water).


  • Preheat oven at 180°C.
  • Mix all wet ingredients Oil, Orange Juice, Orange Zest, curd in a bowl. Add sugar. Whisk well till sugar dissolves and mixtures becomes fluffy.
  • Sift maida, baking powder, baking soda together twice or thrice for any impurities. Add salt. Mix well. Keep aside.
  • Mix dry ingredients slowly into wet mixture. Fold gently.
  • Grease baking pan with oil. Dust it with flour and spread evenly. Pour the batter in a greased pan. Lightly tap so that batter is spread evenly and there are no air bubbles.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes. Insert a toothpick, it should come out clean. Let the pan sit on a counter for 5 minutes.
  • Flip cake and let it cool on wire rack or transfer it into the refrigerator.
  • Glaze – In a small bowl take castor sugar. Add coffee mixture. Slowly add orange juice until glaze is smooth and has desired consistency. (add more juice or sugar if the glaze is too thick or thin)
  • Drizzle glaze over a cake. let it set for 10-15 minutes.
  • Slice and serve.