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orange cake with walnut praline

Yields1 ServingPrep Time-30 minCook Time-45 minTotal Time-75 min

This delicious moist orange cake with a rich cream cheese frosting is suitable at any hour of the day. Perfect for a celebration or just because you love to bake.

 1 cup walnuts
 ½ cup caster sugar
 cream cheese frosting
 50 g butter, unsalted at room temperature
 250 g cream cheese , room temperature
 ½ cup icing sugar
 2 oranges, trimmed and cut in quarters
 1 ¼ cups caster sugar
 3 eggs, room temperature
 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
 1 ⅔ cups self raising flour

Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
Grease and line a 20cm round cake tin.


Blitz the oranges in a food processor and set aside. Beat the sugar and eggs until pale then add the olive oil and the oranges and mix to combine.


Sift the flour into the mixture and mix to combine to a smooth batter. Pour into the cake Tim and bake for 45 minutes or until a inserted skewer comes out clean. Allow to completely cool before frosting.


To make the praline put the walnuts and sugar into a saucepan on a low heat and allow the sugar to melt. Pour the praline onto a baking tray lined with baking paper and allow it to set. Use a kitchen mallet to break it into smaller shards.


For the frosting beat the cream cheese and the butter together then gradually add the icing sugar. Spread the frosting generously over the top of the cake and finish with the shards of walnut praline.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 8