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Orange Cake with Nutella Glaze

A delicious moist orange cake covered with an amazing creamy Nutella glaze that sure won't last the second day! A perfect recipe for any occasion.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Traditional
Keyword nutella glaze, orange cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Camila


  • Cake
  • 2 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • Orange zest from 1 orange
  • ½ cup of vegetable oil.
  • Glaze
  • 4 Oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • 200 gr. Of Nutella {small jar}
  • ½ cup of icing sugar
  • pinch of salt


  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 ºF – 180 ºC. And grease and flour a 9 inch pan.
  • In a large bowl and stand mixer, beat the eggs until foamy and start adding little by little the sugar. Incorporate the orange zest. You won’t believe the amazing scent.
  • In a small bowl mix four and baking powder.
  • Now start adding the flour, oil and orange juice in small batches. First a few spoons of flour then a bit of oil and then a bit of orange juice until you have added all. Mix for about 1 more minute and turn the mixer off. The batter will be thin, so don’t worry.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and bake it for 45 minutes {sometimes it takes a bit longer so keep an eye on it}. The cake will rise a lot, sometimes it’s scary, we may think it will come out of the pan but it’s ok, once done and out of the oven it will shrink a bit.
  • Make sure you don’t open the oven before 40 minutes, this batter is very sencitive LOL. After that time you can insert a tooth stick and check if it comes clean or not
  • Once done let it cool completely.
  • For the glaze, in a medium bowl of a stand mixer over medium-high speed, beat the cream cheese until fluffy and light. That should be about 3-4 minutes. Scrap the sides every once in a while.
  • Add the salt and start adding the icing sugar and mix well for about one more minute and add the Nutella mixing for about another minute or 2 on slow speed.
  • Let it set for a few minutes on the fridge.
  • Cover the cake with the glaze {you may even fill the cake}.