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Stovetop Cake Recipe (Orange Pound Cake)

Stovetop Cake Recipe (Orange Pound Cake)

My excitement is on peak to make this stovetop cake recipe. It's an old fashioned orange pound cake prepared in a pan on stovetop that comes out so well and enriched with the flavor of fresh orange juice and zest. Let's delve how to make it!
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Course: Breakfast, cake
Cuisine: American, Indian, International
Keyword: cake in a pan on stovetop, stovetop cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 3 Persons
Author: Hina


  • cake pan
  • Stovetop


  • ½ cup Fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Orange Zest
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder
  • teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • 1 pinch Yellow Food Color Optional
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour


Preparation of Cake Mixture

  • In a bowl, add powdered sugar and egg. Beat it well until it gets fluffy
  • Now add baking powder, baking soda, vanilla essence and oil.
  • Also, add orange juice.
  • Mix well using a whisk.
  • Now sift the all-purpose flour and add in cake mixture.
  • Fold the mixture using the whisk in one direction (clockwise).
  • Now add orange zest and mix again.
  • Grease the cake pan and place butter paper.
  • Pour the cake mixture in cake pan.

Cake Baking Setup on Stovetop

  • Preheat the big pan on the stovetop on high heat.
  • Place any stand to maintain the height from the bottom
  • Place the cake pan in the middle of the pan over the stand.
  • Now cover the pan.
  • Initially keep the temperature high for 5 minutes then turn to low – medium for 30 minutes.

Alternative: To Bake in Oven

  • Preheat the oven and bake the cake on 180 degrees or Gas mark 4 for about 25 to 30 minutes.

Finalize The Cake

  • After 30 minutes, check the cake using a knife or skewer. If it comes out clean then the cake is ready.
  • Take it out and cool it down before serving.


  • Sprinkle powdered sugar over the top to make it more tempting and scrumptious.
  • Cut it into slices and serve with coffee or karak chai.