A delicious tea cake with citrus and goji berries. The goji berries add a burst of color and the citrus complements and enhances the berry flavors. It is a light and moist cake that is dairy free and nut free.
Keyword Tea Cake, Whole Wheat Cake
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 1hour10minutes
2CAll Purpose Flour See Notes
Soak the goji berries in orange juice and zest for at least an hour. Line the base of an in circular pan with parchment paper and oil the sides or oil and flour the pan.
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.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together. Add half the flour to the egg mixture. Fold in the flour and add the soaked goji berries along with the juices. Stir till mixed well and fold in the remaining flour.
Transfer to aprepared 8" circular cake tin.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick/cake tester inserted in the center comes out dry.
Remove from the oven, let cool for 5 minutes before transferring into a cooling rack. Cool completely before slicing.
Serve plain with tea.
Drizzle simple orange glaze over the cake and decorate with orange slices and soaked goji berries.
Cream cheese frosting and candied oranges
Atta or any other fine ground whole wheat flour works perfect in this recipe.
If using Whole Wheat flour add 1/4 C more Orange juice.
For detailed instructions go to https://oventales.com/goji-berry-orange-cake/ .