Orange Pound Cake

Koningsdag or King's Day is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Celebrated on 27 April, the date marks the birth of our beloved and cool king, King Willem-Alexander.

Though this year, we will all miss the big party and big wave of color orange in the country, the boats, the loud music, the pre-loved items lined up on the streets and most importantly the booze!

Hopefully things will be back to normal next year. For now, we have to stay insde and I wanna share this Orange Pound Cake recipe with you all. It is moist, light and perfect for a royal life :)

  Prepapartion Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 40 mins Total Time: 50 mins 8 serving

Tools you need: Oven, mixing bowls, measuring cups & spoons, hand mixer or whisk, loaf pan, spatula


  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup (160g) caster sugar
  • 1 1/3 cup (160g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup (150g) salted butter
  • 1 large orange (juice + zest)

Let's start baking!

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a 10 x 4.5-inch (25×10 cm) loaf tin.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  • Sift in the flour with the baking powder, stirring well.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan and pour it into the batter.
  • Juice and zest the fresh orange and incorporate.
  • Pour the batter into the loaf tin and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before serving.
  • Top with yogurt and slices of orange.
  • Enjoy!


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