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Bizcocho con naranjas caramelizadas

Sponge cake with caramelized oranges

Today's recipe is a sponge cake with caramelized oranges, it is delicious, you will see. We would like to thank Neus from Cooking with Neus for her kind collaboration. We recommend you to visit this blog that has numerous very original and elaborate recipes.

Cake with caramelized oranges


200 gr flour
250 gr of sugar
4 egg yolks
4 egg whites
1 pinch of cream of tartar (optional)
1 orange from
1 sachet of yeast
for caramelizing
1 orange1 from
20 gr sugar
30 gr of butter
Preparation for caramelizing the orange
  • Peel the orange, without the white skin and cut into slices. In a frying pan add the sugar, butter and orange slices and caramelize over low heat for a few minutes.
  • Spread the slices in the bottom of a previously greased and floured mold.
Preparation of the sponge cake with traditional method
  • Preheat the oven to 180º.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour and the yeast previously sifted. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix the egg whites with the pinch of cream of tartar until stiff. Set aside.
  • Grate the orange peel and squeeze it.
  • In a bowl put the orange zest, the juice, the sugar and the eggs, beat until obtaining a homogeneous mixture.
  • Slowly add the flour and the reserved yeast, while whisking. When the mixture is well blended, add the egg whites until stiff, mix with enveloping movements and pour the mixture into the reserved mold.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 180º. Pierce and check with a toothpick if it is cooked. Let cool on a wire rack and remove from the mold.
Preparation with Thermomix
  • Preheat the oven to 180º.
  • In a bowl mix the flour and yeast, previously sifted. Set aside.
  • Put the butterfly in the mixing bowl and add the egg whites and the cream of tartar, whip 4 minutes at speed 4. Remove the butterfly and reserve the egg whites in a bowl.
  • Wash and peel the orange, without the white skin. Cut into quarters and remove the pips.
  • Put the orange, the sugar and the egg yolks in the glass, program, 3 minutes, temperature 37º, speed 4.
  • Add the flour and the reserved yeast. Mix 15 seconds, speed 3.
  • Add the egg whites whipped to stiff peaks and mix with wrapping movements from top to bottom.
  • Pour the mixture into the mold and bake 30 minutes at 180º. Check if it is cooked before removing it, if not, leave it for a few more minutes.
  • Let it cool on a wire rack and remove from the mold.
Now enjoy this delicious cake with family or friends!
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