This cake is moist, juicy and bursting with citrusy goodness and flavour. Use any local citrus that grows in your area or, use oranges Enjoy it with a hot cuppa or drizzle warm custard and serve as dessert.

Orange Cake [Vegan]


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  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup malta juice
  • 1/3 cup oil (any vegetable oil)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
  • 1/2  teaspoon vanilla essence
  • Finely grated zest of one Malta


  1. Preheat oven to 360ºF. Grease one 8 inch round cake pan. Line the bottom.
  2. Whisk together first five ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix next four ingredients.
  4. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix till well combined. Do not over mix.
  5. Fold in zest. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or till the top turns brown and shrinks from the edges and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven after 10 minutes. Run a knife around and invert on a cooling rack. Slice next day.

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