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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

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

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

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  4. Oh yummy! I could eat it alone!

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  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!

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