– 1 cup flour
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– Pinch of salt
– 1/4 teaspoon orange zest
– 3 eggs
– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
– 3/4 cup sugar
– 1/2 cup oil *
– 2 tablespoons orange juice
1- Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Set aside.
2- Beat the eggs, orange zest and vanilla until it doubles in size. Add sugar, orange juice then oil and beat until it becomes creamy in texture.
3- Add the flour and mix on the lowest speed. Don’t mix more than 15 – 20 seconds.
4- Pour the mixture in a greased baking pan. Put it in a preheated oven at 350F/180C/ gas mark 4, and bake for 40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean from the cake.
* If you want the cake to be fluffier and lighter in texture then add 3 more tablespoons of oil.