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Chia Seed Orange Butter Cake

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This buttery cake is not only fragrant, but soft and light with bits of chia seeds.

50MIN

Total Cooking Time

8

Ingredients
Anncoo Journal
I believe that cooking and baking are an art, and I want to share my experiences with everyone in the world. My recipes are quick and easy with a focus on natural ingredients.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
1 cup
Salted Butter , softened
4
Large Eggs
1 2/3 cups
Self-Rising Flour , sifted
3
Oranges , zested
1
Lemon , zested
1/4 cup
Orange Juice , freshly squeezed
2 Tbsp
Organic Chia Seeds
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Author's Notes

You may also use a 8-inch square pan (grease and line the pan) for this recipe and bake for about 45 minutes. Please keep in mind that all ovens temperature and baking time varies

Directions

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Step 1
Preheat the oven to 340 degrees F (170 degrees C).
Step 2
Sift the Self-Rising Flour (1 2/3 cups) and set aside. Grease Ikea pan, and set aside.
Step 3
Beat the Salted Butter (1 cup) , Caster Sugar (1/2 cup) , Lemon (1) , and Oranges (3) till light and creamy.
Step 4
Separate Eggs (4) yolks from whites and set both aside.
Step 5
Add in the Egg Yolks one by one, until mixture incorporated, mix well.
Step 6
On low speed, fold in the flour, alternating with the Orange Juice (1/4 cup) . Mix till well incorporated.
Step 7
In a clean bowl, whisk in Egg Whites until foamy at low speed and gradually in the Caster Sugar (1/4 cup) and beat from medium to high speed till stiff peaks.
Step 8
Fold the meringue into the yolk batter in 3 portions with a rubber spatula, gently fold the mixture until just combined.
Step 9
Spoon a layer of the plain batter, about an inch high into the Ikea pan and smooth evenly with a rubber spatula.
Step 10
Add Organic Chia Seeds (2 Tbsp) into the remaining plain batter and fold well.
Step 11
Gently scoop batter mixture on top of the plain batter. Smooth the batter evenly again with a rubber spatula.
Step 12
Bake for about 35 minutes, test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
Step 13
Leave cake to cool in pan for 15 minutes. Then remove cake and place on wire rack to cool. Serve and enjoy!

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