A Fluffy Slice of Heaven – Vintage Orange Cake

Do you ever come across an old-fashioned recipe that just sounds too good to be true? Well, Ladies and Gents, behold the beloved Vintage Orange Cake. A fluffy, orange-infused confection topped with a cream cheese frosting and adorned with bright, juicy raspberries. A sweet and delightful treat that stays true to its classic roots while still being experimental and fun.

This delectable combination of old and new will bring about a nostalgic feeling as it takes a step back to simpler times. The sweet orange flavor, combined with the tart taste of raspberries, is something that will tantalize your taste buds and fill your home with divine aromas while it bakes.



    • 2 cups all-purpose flour


    • 1 teaspoon baking powder


    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


    • 1/2 teaspoon salt


    • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted


    • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar


    • 3 large eggs


    • 2 tablespoons orange zest


    • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice


    • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


    • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract



    • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened


    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened


    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


    • 3 cup confectioner’s sugar


    • 1 cup fresh raspberries for garnishing




    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8-inch round cake pan.


    1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.


    1. In a separate bowl, beat the melted butter, sugar, eggs, orange zest, orange juice, vanilla extract, and almond extract together.


    1. Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined and scraping down the sides of the bowl


    1. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and spread evenly. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.


    1. Allow the cake to cool before frosting. In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract and beat until combined.


    1. Add the confectioner’s sugar one cup at a time and beat until smooth. Spread the frosting over cooled cake.


    1. Finally, garnish with fresh raspberries. Enjoy!


So, if you’re looking to add a bit of retro nostalgia to your baking repertoire, the Vintage Orange Cake is here to do the trick. With its succulent orange and raspberry flavors, cream cheese frosting, and fluffy cake base, you have yourself a sweet and divine treat to enjoy. Enjoy each scrumptious bite as you savor the memories that it brings.