Butter cake flavoured with orange juice , orange zest and fresh mint …
By shanobiju Cake
August 17, 2016
1Grease and dust a 6" cake tin . Powder the sugar . Sift the flour and baking powder thrice . Separate egg whites and yolks . Beat egg whites until stiff . Pre heat the oven at 160 degree C.
2Cream butter and powdered sugar well . Add orange zest . Add lightly beaten egg yolks . Beat well.
3Gently fold in flour and water . Add orange juice.
4Divide the batter into two equal parts . To one part add mint paste and a drop of mint green colour if needed .
5Divide the beaten egg whites into two parts . Fold in one part into the mint batter and the other part into the plain batter .
6Spoon in both the batter into the prepared cake tin . Give a gentle swirl on top with a toothpick . Bake for 40 minutes at 160 degree C or until done .