Perfect Orange Chiffon Cake recipe

Chiffon cakes are famous for their light , cottony , spongy and soft texture. Who doesn’t love chiffon cakes? I am a bit obsessed with cakes and baking . I bake very regularly and always trying different recipes. I have a secret to share with all lovers of baking about my chiffon cakes. Always separate egg white and beat them until stiff . I test my stiffness by turning my egg white bowl upside down. If it doesn’t fall or run then your cake will be a success. The creaming method is always a success. Pass your sugar in a blender to have that extra fine texture before you cream with egg yolk and butter or oil . This is always a good start. When you bake often then you will have some success secrets you can share with friends. I customise and write my own recipes depending on my experiments.

Author: Annuchka Queen

Prep time: 15 mins

Bake time: 45 mins

Course: Desert / snack

Serves: 10


  • 3 cups of self raising flour
  • 1 1/2 cup of fine sugar or caster sugar
  • I tablespoon baking powder in case you are not using self raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon bi- carb of Soda
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 fresh seedless oranges ( extract their juice and zest) and keep aside
  • 6 large eggs ( separates yolk from egg white)
  • 1/2 cup of soar cream or 1/2 cup of full cream milk


  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together sugar egg yolk and oil until creamy. Add cream, orange zest and orange juice and mix to well. And set aside
  2. In another bowl , sieve flour, baking powder , salt , bi- carb.
  3. Mix 1 and 2 together by adding flour bit by bit into the creamy mixture and whisk.
  4. Use an electric cake mixing machine or an electric hand mixer to whisk the white until they are foamy and hold stiff peaks, fluffy and pure white.
  5. Pour egg white into the flour mixture and fold gently but thoroughly into the batter with a wooden spoon or spatula until well incorporated.
  6. Grease 10 inch cake tin with a vegetable oil greasing spray or grease with butter.
  7. Pour the batter into the cake pan around 5 inch deep. My cake pan has a removable bottom.
  8. Preheat oven 190 C 30 mins before and put cake in the oven to bake.
  9. Bake for 45 mins – 1 hr


Disclaimer: To succeed using my recipes you must follow method step by step .

2 Comments Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Looks yummy


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