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Orange cake recipes

43 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.

52 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
114 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Give your dessert an Italian flavour with this moist and fruity polenta cake

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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37 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
151 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A stunning cake that will fast become a failsafe option for any event

1 hr and 10 mins
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96 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A dense, dark and devilishly delicious cake, this will be gone before you know it

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
79 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Turn a garden glut into something amazing with this delicious, moist cake and freeze one for later too

45 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 50 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A zesty, herby cake with flavours of orange and rosemary - bake one in time for tea!

30 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

An unbelievably moist and yummy dessert

2 hrs and 30 mins
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Gluten-free
63 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

For a deliciously nostalgic cake, combine a classic flavour combination of orange and chocolate in this retro two-tone bake

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy all-in-one cake is made with yogurt for a light texture.

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
11 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Why not turn this cake into a dessert?

2 hrs
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5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Try sponge instead of fruit cake this Christmas. Our white chocolate cake is a crowd-pleaser and you can buy the meringue decorations, or bake them yourself

3 hrs and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Give the classic flavour combo of chocolate orange even more wow factor in this cake with zingy jelly and luxurious chocolate ganache

1 hr and 40 mins
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17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This naughty pudding is the perfect way to use up all those Christmas Chocolate Oranges. A definite winner

1 hr
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The citrus syrup makes for a wonderfully moist cake - great for afternoon tea or a dinner-party dessert

1 hr
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33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Forget the carrot cake, this light, moist courgette cake is packed with flavour and it goes perfectly with a cup of tea

1 hr
Easy
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
A challenge
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A classic fruit sponge cake with apricots and citrus shared by reader Ann Turner - it's perfect with a cup of tea

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 20 mins
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1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
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