One Bowl Orange Cake …
Ingredients …
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • ⅔ cup castor sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • ¾ cup softened butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Icing:
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon softened butter
  • 4 teaspoons orange juice
  • desiccated coconut
Method …
  1. Preheat oven to 180C (fan-forced). Lightly spray a 20cm round cake tin with cooking spray and line the base with baking paper cut to fit.
  2. Add all cake ingredients to the bowl of an electric mixer. Beat on a low speed until all ingredients are combine, then increase speed to medium. Beat for approximately 3 – 4 minutes or until the mixture is smooth and has lightened in colour.
  3. Bake for 35 – 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out cleanly.
  4. Remove from the oven and allow to stand for approximately 2 minutes. Turn cake onto a wire rack to cool completely before icing.
  5. To make the icing, sift the icing sugar into a small bowl. Add butter and orange juice and whisk with a fork until smooth. Spread icing evenly over the top of the cake and sprinkle with desiccated coconut.
Recipe by Mrs Organised at