Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe

Swathy Nandhini
Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe
1127 ratings.

Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe is a spongy, juicy cake with jam and coconut topping. Orange is an interesting twist to the regular honey cake recipe and since made with whole wheat flour, it is more healthy than maida based cake. Indulge in this sweet haven of Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe during tea time or serve it as a party dessert. You could also choose to make this kid friendly recipe during birthday parties.

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Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

55 M


4-5 Servings


    Dry Ingredients
  • 1-1/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • Wet Ingredients
  • 1 cup Condensed Milk
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla custard
  • 1/2 cup Fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon Orange Zest (Rind)
  • For Honey Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • For Topping
  • 3 tablespoon Jam , (mixed fruit)
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar

How to make Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe

  1. To prepare Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe, preheat Oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Get prep with all other ingredients as well.

  2. Take whole wheat flour, baking powder and baking soda in a Mixing bowl and mix well.

  3. In another bowl, to condensed milk, add the remaining wet ingredients and mix well until combined.

  4. Now add mixed whole wheat flour, baking powder and baking soda into the wet ingredients and mix gently without lumps.

  5. Pour into an 8/9 inch Pan lined with parchment paper. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until done.

  6. Once the cake is done, take out to let it cool completely.

  7. Meanwhile, prepare honey syrup by boiling water and sugar in a Saucepan until it becomes sticky. Switch off flame.

  8. Once it cools down to luke warm, add honey, and mix well to get honey syrup.

  9. Now, for the topping of Orange Honey Cake, melt mixed fruits jam in a pan adding sugar. Mix it on a low flame for a minute.

  10. Poke holes in the whole wheat cake randomly, and pour the prepared honey syrup.

  11. Spread melted mixed fruit jam evenly on the top and sprinkle desiccated coconut.

  12. The yummy Whole Wheat Orange Honey Cake Recipe is ready to be served during tea time with Masala Chai or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.