Slimming World’s Spanish orange cake

Slimming World’s Spanish orange cake is zesty and moist with a soft sponge – you won’t believe it’s guilt-free! The whole family will love this easy orange cake, which serves 10. It takes around an hour to prepare and bake the orange sponge, plus cooling time. If you’d like to give this cake a twist, why not swap the orange in this recipe for fresh lemon and lemon juice instead? Oranges are everywhere in Spain and in many towns, you’ll see orange trees lining the streets, especially in southern cities like Seville. With a slice of this cake, you can close your eyes and be transported on holiday!


low calorie cooking spray

4 eggs, separated

50g golden caster sugar

5tbsp sweetener

2tbsp finely grated orange zest

Juice of 2 oranges, plus orange segments to decorate

150g self-raising flour

1 level tsp baking powder

For The Syrup:

Pared zest of 1 orange

120ml freshly squeezed orange juice

1 level tsp arrowroot

1 tbsp sweetener

1 level tsp caster sugar