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Sunday, June 20, 2021
This Portuguese orange and butter cake recipe (receita de bolo de laranja) is very easy to prepare and delicious, enjoy.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
50 min
Ready In:
1 h 5 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Orange & Butter Cake Recipe

Portuguese Orange & Butter Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Sat, May 5, 2018, 02:22
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6 eggs1 and 1/2 cups of sugar¾ cup of salted butter, softenedZest from 2 oranges¾ cup of natural orange juice2 and 1/4 cups of flour1 tablespoon of baking powder1 cake form, 24 cm in diameter, greased with butter, lined with parchment paper on the bottom, greased again and sprinkled with flour
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Preheat the oven to 175°C or 345°F.
    2. Split the eggs and separate the yolks from the egg whites.
    3. In a bowl, add the yolks, orange zest and sugar.
    4. Beat it until well mixed.
    5. Add the softened butter and beat until creamy.
    6. Beat the egg whites well.
    7. To the egg yolks mixture, add alternately the orange juice, flour, baking powder and egg whites.
    8. Mix everything carefully with a spoon.
    9. Put the batter into the cake form.
    10. Bake for 1 hour.
    11. Let it cool and unmold.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Neuza Costa, saborintenso.com *


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