Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe

Orange Chiffon Cake picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 15 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Baking powder3 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil/Salad oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg yolks7
 Cold water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Orange rind2 Tablespoon, grated
 Egg whites1 Cup (16 tbs), beaten (7 Egg Whites)
 Cream of tartar1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3321 Calories from Fat 1243

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g215.7%

Saturated Fat 24.6 g123.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1295.6 mg

Sodium 3584.2 mg149.3%

Total Carbohydrates 462 g153.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33.1%

Sugars 303.2 g

Protein 63 g125.3%

Vitamin A 32.8% Vitamin C 68%

Calcium 134.4% Iron 76.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to temperature of 325 degrees.

2) Without sifting, measure the flour.
3) Add the salt, baking powder and sugar and stir well to blend.
4) Make a hollow in the center and add the oil, egg yolks, cold water, vanilla and orange rind in this order.
5) Use an electric mixer to mix the ingredients till smooth.
6) Into a large mixing bowl, measure the egg whites and add the cream of tartar.
7) Over the beaten egg whites, pour the egg yolk mixture and gently fold till the ingredients have blended well together.
8) Into an ungreased tube pan of 10x4-inches or 9x12 1/2-inches, pour the concoction.
9) Bake in preheated oven for about 55 minutes.
10) Raise the temperature to 350 degrees and bake for another 15 minutes.
11) Cool the cake on glass.
12) On top of the glass, turn the cake pan upside down for about 1 ½ to 2 hours. Use a spatula to loosen.

13) Serve as preferred.