Costa RicaCosta Rica

Queque Seco de Naranja - Orange Pound Cake

Cooking Time: 1 hour Yield: 12 servings Level: Intermediate


3 cups refined wheat flour
3 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
4 egg whites
1 cup milk
4 tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cube butter
1 1/4 cup soy oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F (175° C).

  2. Beat oil and butter in an electric mixer set on high-speed. Add 2 eggs and 4 whites beat for a few minutes. Add wheat flour, sugar, and baking soda. Beat until smooth and creamy. Add orange juice, milk in small portions and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth.

  3. Butter an 8 inch diameter cake pan. Pour batter into cake pan. Bake at 350 F (175 C) for 35 minutes or until a skewer or wooden pick inserted in the cake comes out clean. Cool in cake pan on wire rack to cool for 10 minutes. Invert onto wire rack. Transfer cake to a serving plate. Let it cool down completely.

Best Hotel Deals in Costa Rica!

Get up to 30% off Hotels & Resorts worldwide compared to other major booking sites like Expedia and Priceline with our exclusive pricing ...