Week 3-Technical Bake: Orange Chiffon Cake

Posted on Jun 12, 2013 09:15pm

Orange Chiffon w/ Tequila Glaze

2 ¼ cups cake flour
1 ½ cups sugar
1 tablespoon double acting baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup vegetable oil
7 large yolks
¾ cups fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh orange zest
2 teaspoons vanilla
9 large egg whites
1 tsp. cream of tartar

Orange Glaze
10x sugar
lemon juice

•    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
•    Sift flour, ¾ cup of the sugar, baking powder, and the salt. Set aside.
•    In a bowl, whisk egg yolks, oil, orange juice, zest, and vanilla
•    Whisk yolk mixture into the flour mixture until smooth
•    In a large bowl of stand mixer, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until they are foamy
•    Add cream of tartar
•    Beat until stiff peaks
•    Add the remaining ¾ sugar  a little at a time until they hold stiff, glossy peaks
•    Stir in 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter to lighten the batter
•    Then fold in the remaining gently but thoroughly
•    Spoon batter into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan, 4 inches deep
•    Flip pan onto a rack and let cool for 1 hour.
•    Cut around sides
•    Cut cake from bottom tube
•    Glaze

Try another technical bake recipe:
Week 1- Chicken Pot Pie
Week 2- Sophisticated S'Mores