|Preparation time||15 min|
|Cooking Time||1 h|
|Ready In||1 h 15 min|
|Level of Difficulty||Easy|
Portuguese orange cake, also known as "Bolo de Laranja," is a traditional dessert in Portugal. It is a moist and flavorful cake that is made with fresh orange juice and zest.
The cake is typically made with simple ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, oil, and baking powder, and it is flavored with orange juice and zest. Some variations may also include almond flour or liqueur.
Once the cake is baked, it can be served plain or dusted with powdered sugar. Some people also like to serve it with a dollop of whipped cream or a drizzle of orange glaze.
Portuguese orange cake is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that is perfect for any occasion.
- Beat the yolks very well with the sugar and oil.
- Add the orange zest, juice of the oranges, the flour and the baking power.
- Beat the egg whites until firm and add to the dough mixing it gently.
- Pour it into a greased and dusted with flour cake pan, and bake at 180ºC or 350ºF for about 1 hour.