Friday, July 24, 2009

Orange Chiffon

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Again, another successful chiffon attempt and this time I baked Orange Chiffon, my kids favourite. It was a great surprise when I see all the comments left in my comment box. I never get so many comments at one time. I'm so happy. Thank you so much my dear friends!!

I decided to post the recipe of this Orange Chiffon now and let any of you who interested, can try it out. This is a good recipe and a successful one. Anyhow, this is my second time baking it. My first Orange Chiffon was snapped up in few minutes time, eaten by my group of girlfriends when they are at my house to see me demonstrate and show them how to bake chiffon the other day. I don't even have any chance to take a picture. The first Orange Chiffon turn out just as GREAT as this one. So, I truly recommend this recipe for all of you to try out.

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Recipe adapted from Kevin Chai's ~ Chiffon Cake Is Done and I made some changes to suit my tastebuds. Here we GO!!!

Orange Chiffon Recipe

Egg Yolk Batter:

7 egg yolks (I use large size eggs, room temperature)
50g caster sugar (I reduce 10g and I found it's still too sweet*)
1/4 salt
4 tbsp cooking oil (I use Organic Sunflower Oil)
2 tbsp grated orange rind (I blend it using blender)
60ml orange juice (I squeeze juice from 1 orange)
few drops orange colouring (I omit this)
110g self-raising flour (I use cake flour)

Egg Whites Foam:

7 egg whites
1/2 tsp cream of tartar ~ I substitute it with 15g (approx: 1 tbsp) corn flour.
130g castor sugar

Method:

  1. Prepare the egg yolk batter: In a mixing bowl, combine egg yolk, salt and sugar. Hand whisk till the sugar dissolved. Add in oil, orange rind and orange juice. Stir till well combined.
  2. Fold in flour until it forms batter and no lumps left. Set aside for later use.
  3. Prepare the egg white foam: In another bowl, beat egg whites till it form soft peak. Gradually add in sugar till it finished. Add in corn flour and continue beating at high speed until frothy and stiff peaks form. **(Check with your finger, press on the egg whites and you can feel it's hard and the egg whites won't dropped out when you over turn the bowl)
  4. Gently fold the beaten egg whites foam into egg yolks batter until it is well blended.
  5. Pour batter into ungreased 9" (22cm) chiffon pan. Bake in preheated oven at 170c for 30-40mins or until it is cooked.
  6. Remove from oven and immediately invert cake onto table until it is completely cooled before unmould it.

Happy Trying & Enjoy!!!

Note: For those who still new in baking chiffon, egg yolks and egg whites have to be seperated and place in different mixing bowl. Make sure you use the clean bowl and beater, free from oil to beat the egg whites. The process of beating egg whites are very important, make sure it is already in stiff peak foam before you started to mix it in the egg yolk mixture.

Click HERE to see my Orange Poppy Seeds Chiffon.

AMY

13 comments:

Sonia said...

This will be my next Chiffon, look just refreshing and yummy..I like to use fresh fruit to bake Chiffon nowadays..

cherry potato said...

It's soft.........!

Lay Yin said...

TIn Tin, your chiffon cake look so delicious. I want 2 PCs....

Kitchen Corner said...

Nicely baked chffin cake! You've master on it!

ChichaJo said...

That looks perfectly light and fluffy!

Anncoo said...

Looks so yummy, can share some with me?

TINTIN said...

Sonia: Ya, this cake is refreshing indeed. I can smell the tangy orange smells from the oven when baking this.
Cherry Potato: Yep, it is!!!
Lay Yin: Hey girl, how have u been?? Come over to my house and I will bake you one.
Kitchen Corner: Thank you Grace. I learn a lot from you. The more I bake, it turn out better. Practice makes perfect!! :)
Chichajo: Thank you!
Anncoo: Sure, please come over now!! lol~~

giggle said...

friend...seems like you are addicted to chiffon cake already?? haha... good job!

TINTIN said...

Giggle: LOL~ ya, I have successfully master it by now!!

COLARGOL said...

très joli gateau, il faut que j'essaie il ma fait variment très très envie, peut être avec du citron en lieu et place de l'orange ou les deux, je ne sais pas encore mais je vais essayer !
Congruatulation

Allie said...

This looks so yummy! I can't wait to try this! I've tried your chocolate marble recipe and it turned out great!

Deepti said...

Hi amy
It was really a tempting recipe...I gave a try and it was so soft n fluffy...do visit my blog to have a look at ur leisure
http://panchamrutham.blogspot.com/
regards
deepti

Suma Rowjee said...

This looks just awesome awesome!!Bookmarked to try as soon as I get my tube pan!!!

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