Ingredients

  • 500 ml self raising flour
  • 175 ml caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 125 ml sunflower oil
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 200 ml water
  • zest of 1 orange
  • zest of 2 limes
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 tblsp icing sugar

Method

  • Sift together the flour, salt and sugar.
  • Add the oil, beaten yolks and cold water, whisk well.
  • Beat the egg white until stiff peaks form and fold into the batter, along with the vanilla, spices and citrus zest.
  • Pour the batter into a large, buttered spring form cake tin and bake at 180°C for about an hour.
  • Allow the cake to cool before removing from the tin.
  • Dust with icing sugar.