Weight Watchers Orange Sponge Cake Recipe Recipe

Looking for an easy Weight Watchers Orange Sponge Cake recipe recipe? Learn how to make Weight Watchers Orange Sponge Cake recipe using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lila_usa

Makes 16 servings



Here's a wonderful light cake with a lovely orange flavor! It's only 2 points, so no reason to feel guilty if you grab a second serving! :)

Recipe Ingredients for Weight Watchers Orange Sponge Cake recipe

1 cup cake flour
5 egg yolks
5 egg whites
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon finely shredded orange rind
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla

Recipe Directions for Weight Watchers Orange Sponge Cake recipe

  1. Preparation

  2. 1. Combine cake flour and 1/2 cup of the sifted powdered sugar, and set aside.

  3. 2. In a small mixer bowl, beat the egg yolks with an electric mixer on high speed for about 6 minutes (or until thick and lemon-colored).

  4. 3. Gradually add the remaining powdered sugar, beating constantly for about 4 minutes.

  5. 4. Stir in the orange peel.

  6. 5. Wash beaters thoroughly.

  7. 6. In a large mixer bowl, beat the egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar until soft peaks form.

  8. 7. Gently fold yolk mixture into whites.

  9. 8. Sift flour mixture over egg mixture, 1/3 at a time, and fold in gently.

  10. 9. Turn into ungreased 9 inch tube pan.

  11. 10. Bake in 325 degree oven for about 55 minutes (or until cake springs back when lightly touched).

  12. 11. Invert cake in the pan, cool thoroughly.

  13. 12. Remove from the pan.

  14. 13. With a long tined fork, poke holes on top of the cake at 1 inch intervals.

  15. 14. For syrup - combine orange juice and honey in a saucepan.

  16. 15. Simmer for 5 minutes.

  17. 16. Remove from heat, stir in almond extract.

  18. 17. Spoon syrup evenly over the cake (a small amount at a time), allowing the cake to absorb the syrup.

  19. 18. Chill, if desired.

  20. WW POINTS per serving: 2

  21. Nutritional information per serving: 99 calories, 1.4g fat, 0.2g fiber

Categories

Dessert, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 50.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
99
Calories from Fat
14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
18.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
11.7g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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