Orange Cake Recipe

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Orange Cake
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  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tsp finely grated fresh orange zest
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • confectioners' sugar , for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Lightly butter an 8-inch square baking pan and line bottom with wax paper, then lightly butter paper.
  2. Beat together butter, sugar, and zest in a large bowl with an electric mixer until creamy, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating until just incorporated.
  4. Whisk in sour cream and orange juice, then add remaining ingredients (except confectioners sugar), whisking until just combined.
  5. Transfer batter to baking pan and bake in middle of oven until golden and a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 to 40 minutes.
  6. Cool cake in pan on a rack 10 minutes, then turn out onto rack. Discard paper and cool. Dust with confectioners sugar.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 273.58 Kcal (1145 kJ)
Calories from fat 131.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.56g 22%
Cholesterol 82.03mg 27%
Sodium 254.88mg 11%
Potassium 157.21mg 3%
Total Carbs 31.51g 11%
Sugars 11.65g 47%
Dietary Fiber 0.83g 3%
Protein 4.78g 10%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 63.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 318.9 Kcal (1335 kJ)
Calories from fat 152.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.97g 22%
Cholesterol 95.63mg 27%
Sodium 297.11mg 11%
Potassium 183.25mg 3%
Total Carbs 36.73g 11%
Sugars 13.57g 47%
Dietary Fiber 0.96g 3%
Protein 5.58g 10%
Vitamin C 6.3mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 74.5mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.5
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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