Orange Drizzle Cake Recipe with Aperol

Best orange cake recipes

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Try one of our citrusy bakes, from chocolate orange cake to boozy Aperol drizzle loaf and cute jaffa cupcakes


Looking for the best chocolate orange cake? Want the best orange drizzle cake recipe? Try our zesty bakes for an afternoon tea treat, homemade birthday cake or a weekend baking project. For more citrus baking, check out our lemon cake here.



  • We use fresh oranges, orange curd, orange zest and more

Chocolate orange cake

Orange curd and juice go into the sponge along with melted chocolate to give this indulgent cake a lift, while a layer of orange curd hides beneath the chocolate orange buttercream.

Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe

Orange drizzle cake with Aperol

Your favourite cocktail as a loaf cake – perfect for a grown-up afternoon tea.

Orange Drizzle Cake Recipe with Aperol

Orange marmalade slump cake

Somewhere between a cake and a pud, this slump is dense and rich. It looks impressive but is actually really easy.

Orange Marmalade Cake Recipe

Orange and lemon Battenberg cake

If you've never made a Battenberg cake before then this one – full of zesty orange – is just right for you. Our simple-to-follow recipe makes light work of a technical bake.

Orange and lemon Battenberg cake

Orange and poppy seed cake

This light and zingy family pud is finished with caramelised orange for a special touch. Perfect for feeding a crowd or a hungry family over the weekend.

Orange Loaf Cake Recipe with Poppy Seeds

Jaffa cupcakes

Check out these fun orange cupcakes with silky smooth chocolate frosting and old school Jaffa cakes. Make them for an impressive alternative to a showstopping birthday cake.

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Orange and lemon swiss roll

Simple citrus flavour combinations make this swiss roll really light and refreshing. An airy lemon sponge is layered with tart marmalade and a rich vanilla and orange cream.

Lemon Swiss Roll Recipe with Orange

Devil’s food cake with orange frosting

This version of devil’s food cake is made with oil rather than butter, and has orange added to the flavour in the frosting. Trust us – it's a must-bake.

Devil’s food cake with orange frosting

Orange drizzle cake

You'll need no excuse to whip up this zesty take on a classic sponge. It's perfect for every occasion, and the whole family will love the orange flavour.

Orange drizzle cake