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Orange cake recipes

42 Recipes

Love citrus? Then bake one of our beautiful orange cakes. We have orange drizzle sponges, chocolate orange bakes, a giant jaffa cake and more.

Mary Berry’s orange layer cake

4.394735

(38 ratings)

The queen of baking, Mary Berry, creates a light and fruity citrus sponge with buttery frosting and a sugar glaze
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Orange polenta cake

4.517645

(85 ratings)

Give your dessert an Italian flavour with this moist and fruity polenta cake
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sticky citrus sponge cake

4.51852

(27 ratings)

A great dessert to feed a crowd at the end of a Sunday lunch - it's like a baked version of a steamed syrup sponge
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Dark chocolate & orange cake

4.44304

(79 ratings)

A dense, dark and devilishly delicious cake, this will be gone before you know it
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy

Rhubarb & orange cake

4.046295

(27 ratings)

Make the most of seasonal fruit in this rustic bake with almond topping - serve it warm from the oven, as a pudding, or with afternoon tea
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate orange marble cake

4.572915

(24 ratings)

For a deliciously nostalgic cake, combine a classic flavour combination of orange and chocolate in this retro two-tone bake
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Orange drizzle cake

5

(5 ratings)

We don't need a reason to whip up this zingy Victoria sponge, it's perfect for any and every occasion
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry & orange drizzle cake

4.633335

(15 ratings)

Use up a garden glut in this simple and fruity adaptation of a classic - serve with custard for a winning pudding
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Giant jaffa orange cake

3.61111

(18 ratings)

Give the classic flavour combo of chocolate orange even more wow factor in this cake with zingy jelly and luxurious chocolate ganache
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Leftover veg & orange cake

3.916665

(12 ratings)

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Orange & saffron syrup cake

5

(2 ratings)

The citrus syrup makes for a wonderfully moist cake - great for afternoon tea or a dinner-party dessert
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Orange berry wedding cake

4.88889

(9 ratings)

A stunning cake that will impress everyone at your wedding. With a little practice this deliciously moist cake can easily be perfect. Don't be shy
  • 6 hours
  • A challenge

Orange & apricot loaf cake

4.107145

(7 ratings)

A classic fruit sponge cake with apricots and citrus shared by reader Ann Turner - it's perfect with a cup of tea
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Moroccan orange & cardamom cake

4.84375

(8 ratings)

Replace sugar with xylitol and swap butter and oil for a puréed whole orange in this light and zesty cake, with ground almonds and polenta
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Blood orange crêpe cake

0

(0 ratings)

Blood oranges come into season during the winter months, treat yourself to citrussy orange pancakes, layered with orange custard and topped with the caramelised fruit
  • 3 hours
  • More effort

Orange & coriander drizzle cake

4.53125

(8 ratings)

This fruity bake has a whole orange whizzed up and added to the batter for a zesty teatime treat
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

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