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Orange Olive Oil Loaf Cake

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Hope you all had good week end. Mine went well. I was little bit busy. Hence I was not able to prepare and shoot any of the recipes that I cooked last weekend.

I have few recipes in drafts and I will be posting them hereafter when I don’t get time to shoot new recipes. I want to post this citrus flavoured cake in my blog for a long time and now I am finally doing it. I have adapted this cake from US Masala. Thanks to Puja for the wonderful cake. It came out super soft and moist.

Basic Information:

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes

Serves: 6 people


All Purpose Flour – 1 cup

Corn starch – 1/2 cup

Baking powder – 2 teaspoon

Baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon

Salt – 1/4 teaspoon

Sugar – 1/2 cup

Yogurt – 1/4 cup

Orange juice – 3/4 cup (Choose fresh juice for best results)

Egg – 1 no, room temperature

Extra virgin olive oil – 4 tablespoon

Orange zest – 1 tablespoon


1) Preheat the oven to 375F(190.5C) for 15 minutes. Grease the loaf tin (I used 2lb, 25CM X 12CM) pan with butter/spray. Dust it with flour. Keep it aside.

2) In a mixing bowl, mix all the dry ingredients. Keep it aside.

3) In another mixing bowl, add egg and sugar.

4) Beat well for 2 minutes.  Add oil, yogurt and continue beating.

5) Add orange zest . Mix well.

6) Mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients and mix it well.

7) Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake it for 35-40 minutes at 375F(190.5C) or until the toothpick which was inserted into the cake can be pulled out neat & clean.

8) Allow it to cool down for 10 minutes. Transfer it to wiring rock. Cut it into slices and enjoy the cake.

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Vimitha Durai

Beautiful clicks and a very flavorful loaf


Very yummy & soft loaf,nice color too!!Join my ongoing EP events-Rosemary OR Sesame @ Now Serving

Priya Suresh

Such a super moist cake, love citrus flavoured bakes anytime.

Jayanthy Kumaran

gorgeous recipe..thanks for sharing..;)
Tasty Appetite


woah! drool drool! what a lovely cake!


Yummy – it looks so perfectly done!


Looks delicious.


Nice clicks n yummy recipe

Kaveri Venkatesh

Looks really good Uma…Love it


Today's Menu – Bitter-gourd Dhal Curry


baroda s teeming with oranges maybe this is the right time for me to bake this flavorsome loaf.. and my what gorgeous texture


Hi Uma, happy to see the came came out so well. Thanks for the reference. Will appreciate if you also add a link back. Here is the original link.



perfectly baked.. like its color..


Orange loaf looks tempting.


Wow perfect orange cake loaf…!!


The oranges r indeed bursting with flavor! 🙂 Glad to find olive oil being used in lieu of butter. Very spongy cake! 🙂

Gajus kitchen

Perfect loaf cake and love the addition of olive oil