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Orange and Cardamom Cake

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“I made this for a birthday a few years ago and it was divine! An alternative birthday cake. Very sweet with drizzle on top or you could try making an orange icing. If you can't find canola oil, use vegetable oil such as sunflower.”
1 large cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cardamom, cinnamon and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs together til smooth.
  4. Make a well in the centre and add orange juice, canola oil, orange and lemon zests, vanilla essence and eggs.
  5. Mix well til light and fluffy.
  6. Spoon into cake tin (not sure of size, just guessed).
  7. Bake for 50mins or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  8. Leave to cool.
  9. Prepare glaze; whisk all ingredients together, poke a fork all over the top of the cake and pour mixture over while still warm.
  10. Leave to cool completely.

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