Orange Jello Cake

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Orange Jello Cake


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 55 Min


Serves : 6
  • 1¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 tsp Sprig vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 baking powder

  • 1¼ cup icing sugar

  • 1/3 cup unflavored oil

  • 1/4 cup butter milk

  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tbsp Orange zest

  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest

  • For ganache: 120 gram dark chocolate, chopped

  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

  • For jello: 1 cup fresh orange juice

  • 2 tbsp cornflour

  • 4-5 tbsp powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 180°C for 20 minutes, grease and flour 25 X 11 cm cake tin.
  • In a bowl, mix all dry ingredients ( flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder ), sieve and mix well.
  • In another large bowl, take icing sugar, oil, vanilla extract, butter milk, egg, orange juice and whisk it till it well combined.
  • Add orange zest ,lemon zest and give a quick mix.
  • Now add dry ingredients to wet ingredients in three batches by cut and fold method.
  • Pour the batter in the prepared cake tin ,bake it in 180°C pre-heated oven for 30-35 minutes or a toothpick when inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool it for an hour .
  • For ganache ,take chopped dark chocolate in a bowl ,heat cream but don't boil ,and pour it on the chocolate.
  • Let it sit for a couple of minutes so the warm cream can melt the chocolate.
  • Now stir it well till it's well combined ,cool it down and the ganache is ready.
  • Cut and Level the top of the cake with a sharp knife, pour the ganache on the cake and spread it evenly with a spatula.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator for an hour to set.
  • In a pan take orange juice, cornflour and powdered sugar, mix well.
  • Now heat in medium flame and stir it continuously till mixture thickens, orange jello is ready.
  • Cool the orange jello.
  • Now take out the cake tin from the refrigerator , pour the jello over it , spread evenly with the spatula.
  • Again refrigerate for 4-5 hours or overnight for set.
  • Cut in desired shape .
  • Serve and enjoy.