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Easy Orange Cake


  • Orange Cake
  • 1/2 cup 125g butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup self-raising flour sifted
  • 1 TBSP orange rind
  • Orange Icing
  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar sifted
  • 1-2 TBSP orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 tsp orange rind


  • Preheat oven to 180˚C / 350˚F.
  • Line cupcake baking tray with cupcake liners.
  • Combine the of the cake ingredients in a bowl and beat well for 3 minutes.
  • Spoon the mixture into the cupcake liners.
  • Bake in the moderate oven for 20-30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cupcakes comes out clean.
  • Turn onto wire rack and allow to cool.
  • Make the orange icing by mixing all the icing ingredients together well.
  • Ice the cupcakes with orange icing.
  • Sprinkle with orange rind or shredded coconut if desired.


You could also make this recipe into one round cake or an orange loaf by using a loaf pan. Ice the same with the orange icing.