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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.

Lemon & orange cake


(8 ratings)

This citrus centrepiece has a secret ingredient that gives the cake a lovely texture, yet makes it gluten- and wheat-free
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Orange frosted panettone cake


(5 ratings)

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

Chocolate, orange & hazelnut cake


(13 ratings)

You'd never guess that this spectacular dessert is dairy-free, decorated with a zesty ganache using orange juice instead of cream...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Orange blossom cakes


(4 ratings)

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

Orange and raspberry Hey Duggee cake


(6 ratings)

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 hours and 10 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Blood orange & olive oil bundt cake


(5 ratings)

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 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Chocolate orange brownies


(66 ratings)

You know these squidgy chocolate cake squares with orange zest are going to be good!
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Pistachio & orange madeleines


(6 ratings)

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

Fudgy chocolate & orange gateau


(3 ratings)

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 of the way, see the Tip box below
  • 5 hours
  • A challenge

Orange & almond cupcakes


(9 ratings)

Delicate little cupcakes with almond buttercream icing- if you're feeling ambitious, follow our guide to creating an edible bouquet
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Carrot cake


(970 ratings)

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 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy


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