This Eggless Cake flavored with fresh orange zest is super moist, fruity and amazingly delicious! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or get-togethers!
Looking for an airy and light Eggless Cake Recipe? Then give this cake a try.
It’s the perfect teatime cake which is super moist and has the right amount of sweetness. Have been baking this cake since my college days (using regular flour and more of baking powder) and every time its a WINNER!
This easy to follow eggless cake recipe is made with ingredients right off your pantry. Instead of using the regular all-purpose flour, I have used Cake flour to prepare my eggless cake recipe.
WHY CAKE FLOUR?
Wondering what is cake flour and why is that used in this recipe? I can explain.
Cake flour is fine flour with low protein content. Because of this low protein, it adds a tender, delicate crumb to these cupcakes and makes them light and fluffy.
This low protein content influences the gluten or elasticity of the flour thus making cake flour a perfect ingredient for baking. Cake flour makes a huge difference in baked goods.
How to bake a Perfect Eggless cake recipe?
This is a pretty straightforward recipe with no crazy ingredients. All you need some basic ingredients and a super moist and tender cake is ready.
Sift the dry ingredients. Cream butter and sugar together. When the butter-sugar mixture is light and fluffy, add in the sifted dry ingredients. Add the zest. milk and cream. Mix until combined. Pour in a greased baking pan and bake as directed.
Depending on the pan size this cake needs to be baked for 35-50 minutes. For me, it took 45 minutes in a 7.5 X 3.75 X 2.25-Inch loaf size pan.
This is a SUPER moist cake so allow it to cool down completely and then cut a slice.
Let me know in the comments if you try this recipe. If you have any questions, I would be happy to answer them. Would love to hear from you. 🙂
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Eggless cake recipe
- 1.5 cups Cake flour
- 3/4 teaspoon Baking powder
- A pinch of Salt
- 1 tablespoon Fresh orange zest
- 3/4 cups Sugar
- 1.5 teaspoon Vanilla essence
- 8 tablespoon Soften Unsalted Butter
- 3.5 tablespoon Milk
- 1 cup Heavy cream
- Assemble all the ingredients. All the ingredients should be at room temperature. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F . In a bowl sift together cake flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Sift it well, lumps will be left in the end.
- Using a spatula grind all lumpy stuff in the sieve. Give it a good mix.
- In a separate bowl combine sugar, butter, and vanilla essence.
- Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
- Sift in the flour and on a low setting keep mixing till its well blended in the mixture.
- Using a grater- grate the orange. Use the fine side to grate the orange because the finer and smaller the zest, the more flavor it will release in the cake.
- Stir in milk, cream and orange zest.
- The cake batter is ready. Using a spatula scrape down the walls of the bowl and give it a final mix.
- Prepare a baking pan and grease it with oil or butter.
- Pour the batter in the pan and gently TAP IT ON THE COUNTER 2-3 TIMES TO RELEASE ALL THE AIR BUBBLES TRAPPED IN THE BATTER.
- Place it in the preheated oven and bake it for 50-55 minutes.
- Refrain yourself from opening the oven door at this time. To check how the cake is doing you may keep your oven light on.
- Depending on the pan size it may take longer to bake this cake. Once done check the cake with a toothpick.
- Insert toothpick in the middle of the cake and it should come clean when the cake is ready.
- Remove cake from the oven and transfer the cake pan to a wiring rack to cool.
- Allow the cake to cool down completely.
- Slice them and enjoy this soft and velvety eggless cake with your favorite ice cream.
- whisk 3/4 cup of milk (any kind) + 1/4 cup of unsalted butter and whisk it well. Allow it to rest for 10 minutes and use this combo instead.
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