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French Orange Cake in Jar

a French girl cuisine
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 6


  • 6 jars
  • 100 gr. of butter + 10 gr. to butter the jars
  • 110 gr. of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • the juice of 2 oranges
  • the zest of 1 orange
  • 100 gr. of flour
  • 8 gr. of baking powder
  • 100 gr. of icing sugar


  • Remove butter of the fridge at least 30 minutes before.
  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Mix softened butter with sugar. Add one by one egg yolks while mixing.
  • Pour half of orange juice, zest, flour and baking powder. Wisk until you get an homogenous paste.
  • Beat egg white, incorporate in the previous mix.
  • Butter and divide the mixture among the jars.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • In the meantimes, heat the rest of orange juice with icing sugar until dissolution. Pour on top of the warm cakes and close the jars. Leave to cool.