Honey Blossom Orange Cake

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Dairy-Free, The Secret Life of Bees, Vegetarian
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes


  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 cup honey
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp orange marmalade
  • cup sugar
  • ½ tso salt
  • 2 cup cake flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a bundt pan.

  2. Combine the vanilla, zest, honey, marmalade, oil, eggs, sugar, and salt in your stand mixer with the whisk on medium attachment for about a minute.

  3. Turn the mixer to low and slowly add the flour and baking powder into the wet ingredients a quarter cup at a time until completely incorporated then beat on medium for 2 minutes.

  4. Pour cake batter into the bundt pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  5. Let stand in the pan for 20 minutes; remove cake from pan to rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour then sprinkle with powdered sugar and glaze.