Best Orange Cake With Freshly Squeezed Orange Zest

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1¾ cup (265g) all-purpose flour
1½ tsp baking powder

¾ tsp baking soda

1¼ sticks butter (2/3 cup/141g) (softened)

¾ cup (165g) sugar

3 large eggs

½ cup (120ml) milk

3 oz (90ml) orange juice

Zest from 1 orange


Grease and flour an 8-in x 4-in loaf pan or 8-inch baking tin. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Sift all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda into a medium-sized bowl.

Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. This will take about 2 to 3 minutes.

Beat in eggs, one at a time until combined. Add half the flour mixture, half of the milk, and half of the orange juice. Beat at low speed. Then add remaining flour mixture, milk, and orange juice. Continue to beat until combine.

Fold in orange zest. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 55 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, remove and cool on wire rack. Enjoy your Orange Cake.

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