Orange Juice Coffee Cake

Today was a coffee cake day. It’s summer and we are in lazy mode. :p What is better for brunch than an orange juice coffee cake?! Nothing.

Light and refreshing this is a great treat for brunch or tea!

Orange Juice Coffee Cake

  • Servings: 1 loaf or 12 muffins
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter and 1/4 cup olive oil (this combo makes it very light, use all butter for a slightly denser cake)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice (approximately 1 orange)
  • 1 egg
  • zest of one orange (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C) and grease a loaf pan or 12 muffin tin
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together butter, oil, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Whisk in egg, orange juice, milk, and zest until fully combined.
  • Gently stir in dry ingredients. Careful not to over mix.
  • Pour into greased loaf pan/muffin tin. Fill muffins 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Muffins will be done. Cover loaf pan so as not to burn the top and bake for 15 minutes more.

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