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Monday, 19 October 2015

Eggless Orange Loaf Cake

          This is a simple and a delicious Orange Cake made in a loaf tin in the microwave oven. It turned out yummy with a slight orange colour and flavour. I have used fresh orange juice along with yoghurt, canolla oil and brown sugar for an healthier option. 

          Serve this delicious treat with a drizzle of some orange sauce over it. The recipe for the same is given below. So get going by following an easy step by step method with pictures to prepare this delectable cake for a light evening snack or as an after-meal dessert. 

  • 1 & 1 /2 cups maida (Plain flour)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup thick yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup canolla oil
  • 1 tsp. orange zest

Orange Sauce - 

  • 2 tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. evaporated milk
  • sugar to taste

          For the sauce - Mix together orange juice, milk and sugar till the latter dissolves. Keep aside.

          Grease a loaf tin with oil and dust with some flour. Keep aside. Sift the maida, baking powder and baking soda 2-3 times. Keep aside.

          In a bowl, mix together the oil and sugar till the latter dissolves. Then add the yoghurt, followed by the juice and zest. Combine everything well.

          Now start folding in the sifted flour little at a time. Transfer into the greased loaf tin and bake in a pre heated microwave oven in the convection mode at 180 degrees for 35 minutes.

          When done, do the toothpick test. If it does not come out clean, them bake for a further 2-3 minutes. Demould it and Cool on a wire rack. Cut into slices and serve topped with some orange sauce.     

                           The ingredients are - plain flour, brown sugar, canolla oil, orange 
                           juice, yoghurt, orange zest, baking powder & baking soda.

                               Grease a loaf tin and dust it with flour. Keep aside.

                           Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda 2-3 times for a light 
                           and fluffy cake.

                           The Orange sauce made by combining orange juice, evaporated 
                            milk and sugar to taste.

                               Mix together oil and sugar till the sugar is dissolved.

                                Add the yoghurt and mix well.

                                Then add the orange juice followed by the .......

                                ......zest. Combine everything well.

                               Add in the flour little at a time and fold in.

                               The prepared batter ready to be baked.

                           Transfer to a greased loaf tin and bake for 35 minutes in the 
                           convection mode of a microwave.

                                Take it out of the oven and cool it for a while.

                               Run a knife around the edges and flip it over.

                          Garnish with few orange slices and serve them with your evening
                          tea or as a dessert with a drizzle of some orange sauce.


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