Daffodil Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Daffodil Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Recipe taken from here


For the cake:
12 egg yolks
1.5 cups castor sugar
0.5 cup boiling water
1.5 cups sifted cake flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
0.5 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon orange zest

For the frosting:
113g cream cheese
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
2 cups (or less) icing sugar


For the cake:
1) Preheat oven to 180 deg C.
2) Using an electric mixer, beat egg yolks and sugar until thick and lemon coloured. Add boiling water and beat for 30 seconds.
3) Sift all dry ingredients over the mixture in (2), mix in gradually. Add orange zest, beat until well combined.
4) Pour the batter into a ungreased 20cm chiffon pan, bake for 1 hour. Cool upside down.

For the frosting:
1) Beat cream cheese, orange juice, orange zest until smooth and creamy.
2) Beat in 2 cups of icing sugar until smooth.
3) Spread the frosting over the cake, serve.