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Try This Delicious Ladies’ Club Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe

orange chiffon cake recipe

Try This Delicious Ladies’ Club Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe

Need a great cake to bring to a get-together? We've got you covered with this delicious orange chiffon cake. Despite what the name suggests, this cake doesn't just have to be for a ladies' club meeting! Traditionally, that's what this cake was used for.

This cake will do wonderfully at any sort of event. It's a light cake that isn't overpowering on the sweetness level. The frosting we've included with this cake is tailored specifically for it, but you can use a different frosting if you'd like.

This cake does require a couple more ingredients than some other cake recipes out there, but we think it's absolutely worth it. Few things are as delightful as capping off a day with a delicious dessert. Everyone will be asking for this recipe!

Make sure to check out our other cake recipes. We've got enough cake recipes to cover dessert for every event you go to in the future! Before you know it, everyone will dub you the “cake lady” and will expect nothing but the best desserts from you! Don't forget to tell them where the recipe came from. Enjoy!

Ladies' Club Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe


2 ¼ cups cake flour
1 ½ cups sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
5 egg yolks
½ cup vegetable oil
¾ cup fresh orange juice
1 Tablespoon orange zest
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup egg whites
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
Orange Butter Frosting (recipe below)



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together into bowl. Make a well in center.

3. Add in order: oil, egg yolks, orange juice, orange rind, and vanilla into well. Beat with spoon until smooth.

4. In a large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar in mixing bowl until stiff peaks form.

5. Gradually pour the egg yolk mixture over the beaten egg whites, ¼ of the mixture at a time, gently folding with a rubber spatula until just blended.

6. Pour batter into ungreased 10 inch angel food tube pan.

7. Bake in oven for 60 to 70 minutes, or until top springs back when touched lightly.

8. Hang upside down until cake has completely cooled. Remove from pan. Frost with Orange Butter Frosting.

Orange Butter Frosting


3 cups confectioners' sugar
3 Tablespoons orange juice
1 ½ Tablespoons orange zest
⅓ cup butter, softened



1. Blend all ingredients together in a bowl until smooth. To thin, add more juice, to thicken, add more sugar.

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