This orange cake is flavorful, moist, and delicious! It’s made with blood oranges, but regular oranges can also be used. Vegan friendly with a gluten and refined sugar free option included!
When I was younger, my mom used to make this orange supreme cake from Duncan Hines. She’d add a box of pudding to make it super moist, then drizzle the cake with cream cheese frosting. It was one of my favorite desserts and I embarrassingly could never stop at one slice. 🙈
I’ve always had a thing for citrusy desserts. From orange sweet rolls and lemon bars, to lemon poppyseed pancakes, sometimes I just crave the bright, fragrant flavor that lemons and oranges give to sweet treats.
This lemon bundt cake is one of my all-time faves here on the blog. It kind of reminds me of the lemon loaf from Starbucks, but much less sweet and homemade (homemade is always better!) I’ve been wanting to make an orange version of this cake for the longest time, and since blood oranges are now in season, it was the perfect opportunity to use the beautiful citrus fruit!
Blood oranges have a gorgeous red flesh that produces the prettiest colored juice. It tastes similar to a regular orange, but with a slight berry flavor and subtle grapefruit-like tartness. The juice gives the glaze on this cake a pretty reddish/pink color, but if you don’t have access to blood oranges, regular oranges work just as well! The glaze will just be more orangey than pink. 🙂
This cake is soft, tender, moist, flavorful, and has the perfect amount of citrus flavor! I hope you get a chance to give it a try! Enjoy!Print