Recipes | Two Easy Eggless Orange Cakes with Oats and whole-wheat
Christmas is round the corner and it’s just not right without a little bit of baking. I have been baking non-stop for the last few days and loving every moment of packing and sending these goodies to friends.
Here are a few shortcut Christmas cakes that I bake and share with my friends. These goodies take almost no time to bake and are a best alternative to the rich Christmas cakes if you are short on time. I really enjoy these simple and fuss free and stress-free festive recipes.
The Oats orange cake is a delicious textured
1. Oats orange raisin cake
- 1 cup Oats
- 1 cup All purpose flour
- 1 cup Orange juice
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 cup Palm sugar or white sugar
- 1/2 cup oil
- 1 tsp. cinnamon powder
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- A pinch of salt
Method; Bring orange juice to a boil in a pan and add palm sugar or white sugar in it and take the pan off the flame.
Add raisins, cinnamon powder and oil in the same pan and leave it for 10 minutes.
Preheat oven to 170° and grease a baking pan.
Add oats, flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda in the pan and fold the ingredients to combine.
Pour the batter in the greased baking pan and bake for about 40-45 minutes or till done.
2. Eggless Whole-wheat Orange cake
- 1 cup wheat flour
- 1/2 cup yogurt
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 3/4 cup sugar or grated jaggery
- 1/4 cup oil
- 1 tsp orange zest
- 1 tsp cinnamon powder
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. baking soda
Method; Pre heat oven to 180°C and grease a rectangular baking tin.
Bring orange juice to boil in a pan and add sugar or grated jaggery into it. Take the pan off flame.
Sift wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon powder in a large bowl.
In another bowl combine yogurt, oil, orange zest and the orange mixture.
Pour the yogurt mix in the bowl of flour and fold in with a fork to combine all the ingredients.
Pour the batter into the baking tin and bake for about 25-30 minutes or till done.
Let the whole-wheat Orange cake cool completely before slicing an serving.
- Powder the oats (I used quick cooking oats) before adding it to the batter for smooth texture.
- Use palm sugar for more healthier and flavorful cakes.