Chiffon Cake is a soft and airy cake that incorporates lots of air mainly using Egg Whites. Its so airy that just melts in your mouth. Here I have Easiest Orange Chiffon Cake recipe.
No fancy ingredients, its made with flour, eggs, vegetable oil, sugar and baking powder. Making of Meringue is the most important part of this recipe, since meringue gives the structure to the cake.
Easiest Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe:
Start with separating the Egg yolks from whites. Cold Eggs separate easily, but meringue needs room temperature. So separate the yolks when cold and bring it to room temperature and get ready with a hand blender to beat the Egg whites to stiff peaks.
Using Cake Flour makes it extra light. Make Cake Flour by yourself, measure 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour and replace 2 tbsp with Corn Flour. Here the corn flour is the reason to make it very light.
Easiest Orange Chiffon Cake RecipeMeringue is the base of Chiffon Cake, that gives the structure to the cake. And Orange Chiffon cake gives a lovely aroma that fills the home with joy.Course: Dessert Keyword: easiest orange cake, Orange cake, orange chiffon cake, orange sponge cake Prep Time: 15m Cook Time: 30m Total Time: 45m Servings: 6 people – 120 g (1 Cup) Cake Flour see notes* – 1 tsp Baking Powder – 1/4 tsp Salt – 60 ml (1/4 Cup) Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp Orange Juice – 1 tsp Orange Zest – 1 tsp Vanilla Extract – 3 Eggs – 135 g (3/4 Cup) Castor Sugar – 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar 1) Preheat Oven to 200 C and prepare your pan greased with oil/butter and place a same size parchment paper. 2) Separate Egg Yolks and Whites. 3) Start beating up the Egg Whites using a hand blender. 4) When it forms soft peaks, add in 1 tbsp Sugar and cream of tartar. Beat to stiff peaks or until it forms meringue. 5) In a separate bowl beat Oil, sugar, orange juice, vanilla, yolks and orange zest. 6) Add Flour, baking powder and salt, beat it just until mixed. 7) Finally fold in the meringue gently, so that you don’t flatten up the air incorporated. 8) Bake it for 20-30 min, based on the pan size. 9) Serve it with fruits or whipped cream. How to make Cake Flour: Measure 1 Cup All-purpose Flour and replace 2 tbsp of it with Corn flour. Give it a mix and you are ready to go.