A delicious citrus cake with the goodness of goji berries

Goji Berry Orange Whole Wheat Cake

A  delicious tea cake  with citrus and  goji berry flavors.  The goji berries add a burst of color in this citrus cake.  It is a light and moist cake that is dairy free and nut free. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author Syama


  • 2 C White Whole Wheat Flour See Notes
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 C Sugar
  • 3/4 C Oil
  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 1/3 C Goji Berry
  • 1 C Orange Juice
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Tsp Orange Zest


  1. Soak the goji berries in orange juice for at least an hour.
  2. Mix the oil and sugar together. Beat well until blended smooth. Add eggs to this mix and mix till it becomes smooth and pale yellow in color. Stir in vanilla extract and orange zest.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Add half the flour mix to the wet mix. Fold in the flour mix and add the soaked goji berries along with the orange juice. Stir till mixed well and fold in the remaining flour .
  4. Transfer to a prepared 8" circular cake tin.
  5. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 40 to 45 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out dry.
  6. Remove from the oven, let cool for 5 minutes before transferring into a cooling rack. Cool completely before slicing.
  7. Serve plain or with Chocolate Ganache Frosting.

Recipe Notes

If using AP flour reduce the Orange juice by 1/4 cup.
Atta or any other fine ground whole wheat flour works perfect in this recipe.