Orange Walnut Cake Recipe

Orange Walnut Cake picture


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
DishInterest Group


 Yellow cake mix package18 Ounce
 Grated orange peel2 Teaspoon
 Orange juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Finely chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 373 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 400 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.6%

Sugars 28.3 g

Protein 5 g10.7%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 16.1%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Grease a pan; flour lightly, tapping out any excess.
Combine cake mix, orange peel and juice and water in a large bowl; beat, following label directions; stir in walnuts.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake in moderate oven (350°F) 50 minutes, or until top springs back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes.
Loosen cake around edge with a knife; release spring and carefully lift off side of pan.
Place cake on a wire rack; cool completely.
Remove cake from metal base; place on a serving plate.
Make orange glaze.
Spoon over top of cake, letting mixture drizzle down side.
Sprinkle thin strips of orange peel over top, if you wish.
orange glaze Blend 1 cup sifted 10X (con fectioners' powdered) sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice until smooth in a small bowl; stir in 1 tablespoon more orange juice, part at a time, until glaze is thin enough to pour from a spoon.