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vanilla orange cake

Vanilla Orange Cake



  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cups sugar
  • ¼ Cup butter
  • ¾ Cups flour
  • ¼ Cup milk
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract

For the Frosting:

  • ½ Cup butter
  • 2 Cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ Cup cocoa powder

For the Topping:

  • 2 Oranges sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, place all the ingredients, and mix well until no lumps are left in the batter.
  3. Grease a cake pan, and pour the vanilla batter into it.
  4. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes, or until done.
  5. While baking, make the frosting: in a bowl add the butter, powdered sugar, and cocoa powder. Mix for three minutes or until light and airy.
  6. Take the cake out of the oven, and wait 10 minutes before removing it from the cake pan.
  7. Let it cool for 15 minutes.
  8. Decorate it with the frosting.
  9. Top it with the orange slices.
  10. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Use beer instead of milk to make this a “Beer Cake.”