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ORANGE CHIFFON CAKE


ORANGE CHIFFON CAKE
1 ½ cups sugar
1 ½ cups flour
¾ cup orange juice
2 tsp baking powder
6 eggs
¾ cup oil
orange zest (of 1 orange)
pinch of salt

Separate the eggs.
Beat the egg whites until fluffy and stiff.
Then: (in a separate bowl)
Add the sugar, flour, oil, orange juice, orange zest, salt and egg yolks. Beat well.
Add the beaten egg whites and baking powder.
Mix lightly and bake in a greased tin for approximately 60 min at 180°C.

ICING FOR CAKE
2 whole eggs
1 cup of sugar
1 tbs of butter
½ cup orange juice

Mix ingredients well in a pot, and bring to the boil, mixing all the time.
Take off the stove. Pour over cake and let it cool.
Recipe and photo: Marjolein da Costa