Lemon Orange Cake

You will go OMG after trying this Lemon & Orange Cake. Definitely worth a try. All with and without oven recipe for you. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 2 & ½ Cups
  • Baking powder 1 & ½ tsp
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp
  • Doodh (Milk) ½ Cup
  • Lemon juice ¼ Cup
  • Orange juice ½ Cup
  • Anday (Eggs) 4 room temperature
  • Vegetable oil ½ Cup
  • Bareek cheeni (Caster Sugar) 1 & ¼ Cups
  • Lemon zest 1 tbs
  • Orange zest 2 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 pack

Citrus Frosting

  • Makhan (Butter) unsalted 4 tbs at room temperature
  • Cream cheese 2 tbs
  • Icing sugar 1 Cup
  • Lemon juice 1 tbs
  • Orange juice 1 tbs
  • Lemon zest ½ tbs
  • Orange zest ½ tbs
  • Doodh (Milk) ¼ Cup
  • Candied lemon slices/Orange slices for garnishing


In a bowl add all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt & mix well. Set aside.

In a jug add milk, lemon juice, orange juice & mix well. Sour milk is ready. Set aside.

In a bowl add eggs, vegetable oil, castor sugar & beat until well combined.

Add sour milk, lemon zest, orange zest & beat until well combined.

Add dry ingredients & mix well.

Grease 8 inch round baking pan & sprinkle flour on it.

Add cake batter in the pan and bake in preheated oven at 175 C for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

Remove the cake from the oven & let it completely cool.

Run a knife around the edges to loosen them from the sides of the pan.

Transfer the cake to the wire rack.

Baking without oven (Pot baking)

In a pot add salt, grill rack & cover it. Preheat it for 15-20 minutes.

Add baking pan & bake the cake for 40 minutes.

Let it completely cool.

Citrus Frosting

In a bowl add butter & beat for 2-3 minutes.

Add cream cheese & beat well.

Add icing sugar & beat for 5-8 minutes or until foamy.

Add lemon juice, orange juice & beat well.

Add lemon zest, orange zest & beat well. Refrigerate it until use.


With the help of the cake knife, cut the doom of the cake.

Place the cake on cake tray and pour milk all over it.

Cover the cake with butter cream frosting.

Decorate & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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