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Cette Recette donne 12 portions Orange cake

265 calories per serving

In the recesses of our most precious memories, we often find hidden gustatory treasures, recipes handed down from generation to generation, steeped in history and emotion. Among these culinary gems is the orange cake from our family recipe. Much more than a simple dessert, this sweet treat embodies a precious heritage, a culinary tradition perpetuated through the ages. In this introduction, we'll dive into the delights of this orange cake, exploring its origins, its history within our family, and the warm memories it evokes with every bite. Prepare yourself for a gustatory journey into the heart of our family traditions, where each flavor awakens buried memories and warms the heart.


15 Minutes


35 Minutes


50 Minutes

Gâteau à l'orange sur table en bois,



For the cake:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

For the orange glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice


Step 1: Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Grease and flour a cake tin of your choice.

Step 2: In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Step 3: In another large bowl, beat softened butter and sugar until light and creamy.

Step 4: Add the eggs one by one, mixing well after each addition. Then add the orange juice and grated orange zest. Mix until smooth.

Step 5: Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the liquid mixture, mixing well after each addition.

Step 6: Pour the batter into the prepared mold and smooth the surface.

Step 7: Bake in a preheated oven for about 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Step 8: While the cake is cooling, prepare the icing by mixing the powdered sugar and orange juice in a bowl until smooth.

In conclusion,

this orange cake, inherited from a family recipe, embodies much more than simple ingredients. It represents a deep connection with our roots, moments shared around the table and a tradition handed down from generation to generation. Each bite evokes warm memories and transports us to moments of happiness and conviviality. This cake, infused with deliciously fragrant orange flavors, is much more than a simple sweet: it's a reflection of our family heritage and our love of traditional cuisine.