frosted orange chiffon cake w/orange buttercream frosting

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
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By Jo Anne Sugimoto
from Kaneohe, HI

Like I said, "I LOVE ORANGE FLAVORED, ANYTHING!" This chiffon cake is just luscious!!!

★★★★★ 5 Reviews
serves Serves 8 to 10

Ingredients For frosted orange chiffon cake w/orange buttercream frosting

  • CAKE:
  • 2 lg
    eggs, separated
  • 1 1/3 c
    sugar, divided
  • 1 3/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    grated orange peel
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • ORANGE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 c
    orange marmalade
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    heavy cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest

How To Make frosted orange chiffon cake w/orange buttercream frosting

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prep 2 - 8-inch round cake pans with non-stick cooking spray and flour.
  • 2
    Beat egg whites with 1/3 cup of sugar in a large bowl using an electric mixer until thick and glossy but not stiff. Transfer to another bowl.
  • 3
    Combine cake flour, remaining 1 cup of sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • 4
    Add the orange peel, orange juice, milk, sour cream and egg yolks.
  • 5
    Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bottom and sides of bowl often.
  • 6
    Fold egg whites into batter just until blended.
  • 7
    Pour evenly into prepared pans.
  • 8
    Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, do toothpick test and if it comes out clean and if the center springs back when gently pressed, removed to a wire rack.
  • 9
    Cool for about 10 minutes, then remove from the pans and cool completely.
  • 10
    ORANGE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 11
    Beat butter till creamy.
  • 12
    Beat in orange marmalade.
  • 13
    Beat in powdered sugar.
  • 14
    Add the heavy cream, vanilla extract and orange zest, mix well, until you get the correct consistency for frosting.
  • 15
    Place one cake layer top side down onto a cake platter. Spread the top with frosting. Top with second cake layer.
  • 16
    Frost sides and top of cake.

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