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caramelized orange cake

Caramelized orange cake

We're making an orange 'tatin' and exchange apples for oranges in this up side down cake.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Bakery, Desserts
Cuisine International
Servings 8 people
Calories 369 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

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Round cake mould


For the caramel

  • 150 gr caster sugar
  • 45 ml water

For the cake

  • 1 pc orange
  • 2 pcs squeezed orange juice + zest
  • 100 gr caster sugar
  • 3 pcs egg yolks
  • 150 ml canola oil
  • 180 gr plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 pcs egg whites


Prepare the cake mould

  • Grease a round cake mould (20cm diameter) with butter or oil spray and place a round parchment paper on the bottom of the pan.
  • Cook the water with the sugar to make a caramel and pour it in the cake mould.
    pour caramel in cake mould
  • Let it set completely.
    let caramel set in mould
  • Peel 1 orange and slice into 4-5mm thick. Arrange the slices on the crystalized caramel.
    sliced oranges

Prepare the batter mix

  • Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until thick and fluffy. Add the canola oil and mix well.
    beat eggs yolks with sugar
  • Mix the flour and the baking powder together before gently folding it into the egg yolk mixture with a spatula.
    add flour to egg mix
  • Add the orange juice and zest.
    add orange juice to batter mix
  • Whip the egg white to soft peaks and fold into the orange batter mix.
    add whipped egg whites to batter mix
  • Pour the finished batter into the cake mould and bake at 180°C for 20-25 minutes.
    pour batter mix in cake mould
  • When the cake is cooked wait for 10 minutes before unmoulding upside down.
    upside down orange cake


  • This cake can be made with other fruit such as apple or pineapple.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 369kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 2gFat: 19gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 116mgFiber: 1gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 6IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 89mgIron: 1mg
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