Orange Sultana Butter Cake

This cake is a simple but great bundt cake for afternoon tea, using this seasons oranges for flavour and the sweetness of Australian sultanas.

Orange Sultana Butter Cake


  • 170 g butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 3 cups Self Raising flour, sifted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Juice of 1 medium orange
  • zest of one orange
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of sultanas


  1. Pre-heat oven to 170º C F
  2. Eggs and butter should be at room temperature
  3. Butter a bundt pan and lightly cover with fine breadcrumbs
  4. Cream sugar, butter and the vanilla extract till light and fluffy and the sugar is dissolved
  5. Stir through the orange zest
  6. Add eggs one at time beating till well combined
  7. Alternate flour with milk and orange juice beating well till mixed through starting with flour and ending with milk
  8. Fold in the cup of sultanas combining well
  9. Pour the cake batter into the bundt pan and bake for 40-50 minutes or until a skewer comes out cleanly and the cake and it is well browned
  10. Serve with a good cup of tea or coffee
The final baked bundt cake
The quantity of ingredients gives a good sized cake that can be cut into ample slices.

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