Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake Recipe

A cake that will take you back to your childhood memories with the smell of scented orange and the addition of whole wheat into the batter gives the cake a different texture. The cake is quite moist and just melts in your mouth. Serve the cake warm for an afternoon snack with a warm cup of chai.

Shaheen Ali
Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake Recipe
7490 ratings.

Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake is one such dessert that takes you to your childhood within seconds. The cake has the orange flavor with a light orange color. The orange juice and the zest indeed give the cake a sweet and a fruity punch.  The cake simply reminds you of the orange cream biscuits that I use to have as a child. Whole wheat and the use of orange juice keeps the texture of the cake moist and absolutely melt in mouth. 

Serve Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake on its own as a dessert after your meal or serve its slices during tea time with a cup of hot Masala Chai.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Cake recipes such as

  1. Homemade Ice-cream Cake Recipe 
  2. Heart Shaped Cake Pops Recipe
  3. Devils Food Cake Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


6 Servings


  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Corn flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/2 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1 cup Fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Orange Zest (Rind)

How to make Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake Recipe

  1. To begin making the Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake recipe, preheat your oven to 180 degree C.

  2. Sieve 1 cup whole wheat flour with corn flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and keep aside.

  3. In a blender take, the granulated sugar, oil and blend well till the mixture get creamy.

  4. I made orange juice at home, you can take ready made juice too.

  5. You can also blend the orange segments (seeds removed) and strain the  juice like I have done. I used three medium oranges to get a bit more than 1 cup juice.

  6. Now add 1 cup orange juice in the sugar oil mixture and stir well.

  7. Now add the sieved flour mixture and 1 teaspoon orange zest to get a more dominant flavor of oranges, you can also add orange extract or essence.

  8. To get the zest of orange, just grate the orange peel, before you peel the oranges.

  9. Only grate the orange part, don’t grate the white  part.

  10. Mix everything very well with a spatula and check there should be no lumps in the cake batter.

  11. Pour the batter in a lined or greased cake tin of about 6 inches.

  12. Bake in a preheated oven for 180 degrees C for 30-35 minutes or till the tooth pick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

  13. Transfer the cake on a wire rack and allow it to cool completely before cutting into slices. 

  14. Serve Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake on its own as a dessert after your meal or serve its slices during tea time with  a cup of hot Masala Chai.