Mixed berry tea cake flavoured with orange zest and orange juice..

By shanobiju  

May 19, 2016

This moist and soft tea cake has a lovely crumb and texture . Cream cheese and orange zest further enhances the flavour of the cake...

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins


115 g All purpose flour

1/2 tsp Baking powder

1oo g Powdered sugar

90 g Butter

25 g Cream cheese

2 Egg

1 tsp Orange zest

2 tsp Orange juice

1/4 cup Water

1/4 cup Mixed berry chopped

1/4 tsp Salt


1Grease and dust a 6" round cake tin . Chop the berries and keep it aside . Separate the egg whites and yolks . Pre heat the oven at 160 degree C with both and bottom rods on .

2Beat the egg whites until stiff and keep it aside . Beat the egg yolks lightly . Sift the dry ingredients thrice .

3Cream butter and orange zest well . Add powdered sugar. Beat well . Add cream cheese .Continue beating in low speed . Add lightly beaten egg yolks .

4Using a spatula , gently fold in flour ,orange juice and water ,starting and ending with flour . Do not over mix or stir .

5Now fold in egg whites and chopped berries . Transfer it to the prepared cake tin and bake at 160 degree C for 35 minutes or until done .

All the ingredients should be at room ingredients . Do not over mix the batter or stir the batter .
Temperature of each oven vary .


15 Reviews


July 5, 2018


Shano Biju

February 2, 2018

Thankyou dear for the beautiful feedback 🙂


February 1, 2018

Today I tried this cake recipe, but instated of water I used orange juice n tuti fruit instated of mixed berries coz that was available with me …. n it turned to be super moist n deliciously yummi 😊
Thank you for the wonderful recipe.

Shano Biju

March 11, 2017

Sabeetha ..I used dried berries..

Sabeetha shyam

March 11, 2017

Thank you for the lovely recipe.Just wanted to know what berries you used.Fresh or dried?

Shano Biju

February 3, 2017

Veerja.. I’ve never tried it with hung curd..


February 3, 2017


Your recipe are just superb. I would like to know whether we can use curd or hung curd instead of cream cheese?.


Shano Biju

August 22, 2016

Deepa .. I think bananas would be better ..

Shano Biju

August 22, 2016

Thankyou Sanya …

Deepa keshwani

August 20, 2016

I will try using 1/2 cups hung Yoghurt…

Sanya gidwani

August 20, 2016


Shano Biju

June 21, 2016

Samidha ..I think you can, though I have never tried it ..


June 20, 2016

Hi Shano,

Can we substitue cream cheese with hung curd??

Shano Biju

June 9, 2016

I don’t bake eggless cake.. Sorry Neela..


June 7, 2016

Very nice recipe. But I m vegetarian.
So pls.egg substitute.
Thank you.

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