Orange Coffee Cake
Author: Nikki
This Orange Coffee Cake is unbelievably moist and has the most delicious and refreshing flavor. The citrus flavor from the orange adds such a wonderful pop of flavor but is subtle enough not to take over the entire recipe. It makes for the perfect summertime breakfast or treat!
  • 1¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Crumb Topping
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Orange zest
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray spring form pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. In a large mixing bowl beat sugar and eggs until creamy.
  4. Add buttermilk, orange juice, oil, and orange zest and mix again.
  5. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt stir into the wet mixture.  DO NOT OVER MIX!
To make crumb topping
  1. In a small mixing bowl combine butter, sugar, flour, and orange zest and with a fork mix until crumbly.
  2. Sprinkle over cake.
  3. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until done. To determine when cake is done insert a long toothpick. If it comes out clean, it is done.
  4. Carefully remove cake from spring form pan and place on cake stand.
To make glaze
  1. Combine all ingredients and drizzle glaze over the top. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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