Eggless Orange Cake with Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Eggless Orange Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Eggless Orange Cake with Chocolate Ganache is an easy & delicious cake/dessert loaded with orange flavor from fresh oranges and frosted with chocolate ganache. This simple yet special egg-less orange cake would make your Christmas even more special. 🙂

“Deck the halls with boughs of  holly – Fa la la la”

Yey!!! We hear that. Christmas is nearby and it’s time for us to bring out our baking tools back. I like the fresh smell of oranges very much; How great would that be, if I could prepare a special dessert made out of oranges bursting with my favorite orange flavor? 🙂 I had this idea in my mind for a really long time and what would be a better excuse for that than Christmas??? 🙂 🙂 And here it is, my special egg-less orange cake with chocolate ganache. 🙂

Eggless Orange cake with chocolate ganache from Homemaking Delight

Eggless Orange cake with chocolate ganache from Homemaking Delight

I have replaced the eggs in this version with baking soda & vinegar and it makes the cake even fluffier. The combo of soft, moist orange cake with chocolate ganache frosting will refresh you and bring the holiday spirit at your home.

Over to “Eggless Orange cake with Chocolate Ganache” recipe from Home-making Delight…

Prepartion Time – 20-25 minutes

Cooking Time 15-20 minutes

Makes 12 cupcakes


Maida or All purpose flour – 1 & 3/4 cup

Sugar – 1 cup

Baking Powder – 2 tsp

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Orange Juice – 1 cup (Roughly 2-3 Oranges)

Orange zest – 2 tsp

Oil – 1/2 cup

Baking Soda – 2 tsp

Vinegar – 2 tblsp

Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp (optional)

Powdered Sugar – For topping

Chocolate Ganache:

Semi-sweet Chocolate chips – 1/2 cup

Butter – 1/8 cup

Milk – 1/4 cup

Preparation Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven at 350 F and place the cup cake liners in the baking pan. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder & salt in a bowl.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD12. Add Orange Juice, Zest & oil to the dry ingredients and mix it without any lumps.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD23. Mix baking soda & vinegar in a bowl and add it to the cake batter. Finally, add vanilla essence (if using) and blend the mixture until smooth.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD34. Scoop the batter into the muffin cups just for about 3/4 level and bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD45. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before using the ganache.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD56. Whisk together the chocolate chips, butter & milk in a heat proof bowl and place it in a pot of simmered boiling water.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD67. Stir it continuously until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is thick. Allow it to cool for 5 minutes.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD78. Dip each cupcake into the ganache forming an even layer of smooth frosting and place it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to set.Eggless Orange Cake - HMD8

  2. Sprinkle the powdered sugar on top of the ganache and enjoy your Orangy delight Cupcakes – Eggless Orange Cake with chocolate ganache 🙂Eggless Orange Cake - HMD9Tit-Bits:

  • If you are not in mood for chocolate you can just have the orange cake by dusting the sugar on top.
  • You can prepare the orange loaf cake instead of cup cakes with this same recipe.
  • If you are vegan, you can just use chocolate syrup instead of chocolate ganache.

If you are looking for what you can do with your oranges, do check out our healthy Cantaloupe Orange Juice recipe.

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