From the rind, to peel, to pulp or juice, everything about an orange is flavourful and useful! It’s a versatile ingredient and a common favourite.
Here’s a sponge cake recipe flavoured with natural orange. Easy to make and store. Our recipe is vegan, oil-free, free from refined sugar and whole grain.
Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup
Baking powder 1 tbsp
Baking soda 1 tbsp
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Orange zest 1 tsp
Orange juice 100ml
Almond butter 100g
Salt ¼ tsp
Date paste 200g
Dry dates powder 100g
Flaxseed powder 2 tbsp
Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C).
Keep aside a silicone cake mould or line a cake pan with parchment paper.
Mix together the whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, dry dates powder and salt in a medium bowl. (Whisk well)
Mix date paste, and almond butter until well combined and smooth in another large bowl.
Now add orange juice, vanilla extract, flaxseed powder and orange zest. (Whisk until well combined)
Now add the dry and wet ingredients together and mix well. (Do not overmix)
Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan, smoothen the top and bake for 30 minutes.
After it is baked remove the cake pan and keep it on a cooling rack.
Let the cake cool completely before removing it from the pan.
After the cake is cooled, remove the cake and serve it with some slivered almonds or cut orange decorations.
Enjoy the cake!