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Orange cake 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.

15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This fruity bake has a whole orange whizzed up and added to the batter for a zesty teatime treat

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This citrus centrepiece has a secret ingredient that gives the cake a lovely texture, yet makes it gluten- and wheat-free

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

If you’ve been given a panettone over Christmas but you’re not sure what to do with it, try this superfast, special stacked cake

12 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

You'd never guess that this spectacular dessert is dairy-free, decorated with a zesty ganache using orange juice instead of cream

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Bake these zesty little cakes in a snowflake mould and dust with icing sugar for a festive feel

55 mins
Easy
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Dazzle your kids with their favourite TV character in cake form! This orange buttercream and jam-filled sponge is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, great for a birthday party 

3 hrs and 10 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This stunning fruity bake has a whole orange whizzed into the batter, and is drizzled with a zingy, sticky syrup

2 hrs and 20 mins
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A very English dessert gets a tropical makeover

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

Using a bundt tin, gives a stunning effect to this zesty cake with light olive oil sponge and decadent white chocolate and blood orange glaze 

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
97 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

You know these squidgy chocolate cake squares with orange zest are going to be good!

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These beautiful shell-shaped light sponge cakes are ideal with a cup of tea, or serve with creamy desserts

35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This sensational striped sponge requires careful assembly and lots of preparation to perfect the decoration, so set aside a good chunk of time in the kitchen. We've got a Guide to help you every step…

5 hrs
A challenge
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Delicate little cupcakes with almond buttercream icing- if you're feeling ambitious, follow our guide to creating an edible bouquet

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
6 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Try a twist on layered sponge cake with blackberries, zesty oranges and marmalade in place of your usual filling. Pipe the topping for a professional look

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rich chocolate brownies with a light, carrot cake-style orange topping

40 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These citrussy muffins are lovely and light, and make a delicious pudding served with ice cream or thick Greek yogurt

35 mins
Easy
75 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These wonderful tangy treats taste perfect with a spoonful of crème fraîche

35 mins
Easy
1,119 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Use creamy yogurt to make a moist sponge for these bundts. Cardamom and Campari play to the bitterness of the orange for an impressive dinner party dessert

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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