Skip to main content

Orange Syrup Cake ~ 香橙糖浆蛋糕



This is a fat-free cake as the ingredients are only eggs, sugar and flour.  The texture is a bit dense but the flavour is well compensated by the syrup comprising of freshly squeezed orange juice with an addition of Cointreau.  The cake tasted much better the next day, thanks to the orange syrup.










Can indulge in this fat-free cake without the slightest sense of guilt  :)


Recipe for Orange Syrup Cake ~  香橙糖浆蛋糕    (adapted from 'Baking' 200 Moreish & Comforting Recipes, with slight modification)

    Ingredients

    • 150 gm plain flour
    • 130 gm caster sugar (reduced  from 250 gm)
    • 4 large eggs (separated)
    • 2 Tsp baking powder
    Orange syrup -  50ml freshly orange juice + 1 Tbsp Cointreau

    Method
    1. Line a 9"x5" loaf pan, set aside.
    2. Sift plain flour and baking powder, set aside.
    3. Beat sugar and egg yolks till pale and thick.
    4. Fold in the sifted flour.
    5. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites till soft peaks form, not dry.
    6. Fold the egg whites into the egg yolk mixture.
    7. Spoon batter into the prepared pan.
    8. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 30 to 35 mins., till golden brown and a skewer inserted comes out clean.
    9. Cool the cake in the pan for 10 mins. before unmoulding onto a wire rack to cool completely.
    10. Prick holes on the base, and sides of the cake.
    11. Brush the cake with the orange syrup.
    12. Let the syrup absorbed into the cake before serving.






I'm submitting this post to 'Cook Your Books' Event #24 (June 2015) hosted by
Joyce of 'Kitchen Flavours'

Comments

  1. Hi Cheah,
    Like the golden colour of this loaf cake. And best of all ... could indulge this fat-free cake without guilt. ..hee ..hee.. thanks for sharing :D

    ReplyDelete
  2. This orange cake sounds so yummy with the orange syrup. Nice clicks too!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love how it turned out...so smooth and beautifully golden!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Oh yummy! I could eat it alone!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hi Cheah,
    Lovely cake! I like to toast thin slices of dense cakes likes this. It is already tasty and after toasting it will be a little crispy, great with coffee!
    Thanks for linking with CYB!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Country style steam chicken

This is one simple recipe of  steamed chicken dish which I'm sure many bloggers have blogged before.  Tasty yet easy and quick to prepare, this dish pairs very well with steamy hot white rice.

Assam Prawns ~ 亚参虾

Assam Prawns is a popular Malaysian dish which is not difficult to whip up.  The two main ingredients in this dish are the prawns and tamarind paste or what we call, 'assam'.  Tamarind does pair well with seafood, they complement each other and prawns cooked in this way is incredibly delicious and appetising.  Yum is the word for it!





Assam Prawns  ~  亚参虾 Ingredients

400 gm, 12 big prawns 1 onion, slicedSeasoning 1 Tbsp sugar2 Tbsp Assam/Tamarind plus 2Tbsp water 1.1/2 tsp dark soya sauce1/2 tsp saltMethod Mix the assam with water and strain it.Trim the prawns, devein, pat dry with paper towel and marinate with the sugar, dark soya sauce and salt, for about an hour or more.Heat up the wok with some oil and once oil is heated, drop the prawns and pan-fry till seventy percent cooked and slightly caramelised, dish out.Add in two tablespoons of water into the wok, swirl and add in the tamarind juice.  Add in the sliced onions. Stir-fry, fine tune to taste.Toss in the prawns, coating t…

Chinese almond jelly ~ 杏仁豆腐

This almond jelly is commonly found in Dim-sum restaurants and it is a refreshing dessert to enjoy. You can either treat your family with this home-made jelly or serve this to your guests after a meal.  There are many ways to serve this dessert.  Can be eaten on its own or served with fresh fruits and some syrup or canned fruits or fruit cocktail.  No one will refuse this dessert except for some people who may not like the almond fragrance.





Chinese almond jelly ~  杏仁豆腐Ingredients

20 gm agar agar strip100 gm rock sugar1 cup water5 cups soy milk4 Tbsp almond powder mixed with 1/4 cup watera can of rambutan and pineapple and some Osmanthus flowersMethod Soak agar agar strips for 30 mina or more, till softened, squeeze out excess water.Place the softened agar agar stips into a pot with 1 cup of water and cook on low heat.  Keep stirring till strips have dissolved.Mix 1/4 cup of water with the almond powder, add this into the pot.Add in the 5 cups of soy milk and rock sugar, stir till dissolve…