Delight your senses with the tangy sweetness of a Moist Orange Cake. This decadent dessert combines the refreshing zest of oranges with a soft, moist crumb for an irresistible treat. Perfect for any occasion, this cake is sure to become a family favorite!


  • 4 eggs
  • 400g cups of sugar
  • 375ml of oil
  • 400ml of orange juice
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 580g of wheat flour
  • 3g of salt
  • 25g of baking powder (1 sachet)
  • For the syrup: 125ml orange juice, 50g cup of sugar


  1. In a bowl, beat eggs and sugar for 3 minutes, then add oil and beat for 2 more minutes.
  2. Add orange juice and orange zest, mix well.
  3. Sift in wheat flour, salt, and baking powder. Mix until homogeneous.
  4. Divide the batter into three 16 cm greased and floured cake molds or lined with baking paper.
  5. Preheat oven to 180°C and bake for 45 minutes.
  6. In a container, combine orange juice and sugar, microwave for 2 minutes, then set aside.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool, then remove them from the molds.
  8. Brush cakes with the orange syrup.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Calories: 350 kcal per serving
  • Yield: 3 cakes
  • Diet: Vegetarian
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Dessert
  • Category: Cake
  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg


  1. How to Zest an Orange: Tips and Techniques –
  2. Guide to Baking with Citrus Fruits –


With its moist texture and burst of citrus flavor, this Moist Orange Cake is a true crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a sweet treat, this cake is sure to impress!


  1. Can I use store-bought orange juice for this recipe?
    • While fresh orange juice is recommended for the best flavor, you can use store-bought orange juice as well.
  2. Can I make this cake in one large pan instead of three smaller ones?
    • Yes, you can bake this cake in a single larger pan, but you may need to adjust the baking time accordingly.
  3. Can I substitute orange zest with lemon zest?
    • Yes, you can substitute lemon zest for orange zest if desired, but it will alter the flavor slightly.
  4. How should I store leftovers?
    • Leftover cake should be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or in the refrigerator for longer shelf life.
  5. Can I freeze this cake?
    • Yes, this cake can be frozen. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and aluminum foil before freezing, and thaw in the refrigerator before serving.

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