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Blood Orange Raspberry Cake - Anna Can Do It!

Blood Orange Raspberry Cake

Blood Orange Raspberry Cake is a vibrant, flavorful dessert, perfect for a celebration! It's sweet, tangy and the dark chocolate brings depth to the flavor. Spring in one bite!
Course Dessert
Keyword Blood orange, blood orange cake, Cake, raspberry, raspberry cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Author Molnár-Papp Orsolya Anna



  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1  tsp Baking Powder
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Oil
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Yogurt
  • 1 Blood orange's zest
  • Blood Orange Extract or Blood Orange Simple Syrup to taste

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 cup Butter
  • 2 cups Cream cheese
  • 2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 cup Raspberry jelly


  • Dark chocolate
  • Candied citrus peel
  • Raspberry jelly



  • Preheat the oven.
  • Beat the egg whites with the sugar.
  • Add the flour, the baking powder, the zest of the blood orange, and the extract into a large mixing bowl.
  • Crack the whole eggs into the mixing bowl, then pour the milk, the yogurt, and the oil too.
  • Pour the mixture into a round cake pan.
  • Bake it on low - medium-low heat for 40-50 minutes. (Use the toothpick test to make sure it's done)
  • When it's done, let it cool completely. (If the middle of the cake is too high, cool it upside down)

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Add the butter and the sugar to stand mixer, mix it until it's white and fluffy.
  • Add the cream cheese and the jelly to the butter, mix it well.
  • Put it in the fridge until your cake is done and cooled.


  • Cut the cake into 5-6 layers.
  • Spread some raspberry jelly on each layer.
  • Add a dollop or two of the frosting to each layer.
  • Assemble the cake.
  • Cover the cake with the frosting. (Leave some for piping, if you want to)
  • Pour dark chocolate on top, then sprinkle some candied citrus peels. Pipe the remaining frosting on top.