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Glazed White Velvet Cakes

  • Makes 8x 8cm cakes
Glazed White Velvet Cakes


  • 4 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • grated rind one orange
  • 175 grams butter, softened
  • 3 cups self rising flour, sifted
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup milk
  • juice 2 oranges
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 250 grams chopped white chocolate
  • ½ cup cream


  1. Beat the egg whites and sugar together until thick and the consistency of thickened cream. Beat in the butter and orange rind.
  2. Carefully fold in the flour, chocolate chips and milk. Spoon into 8 well-greased small cake tins.
  3. Bake at 180°C for approximately 25 minutes until the cake is cooked. Allow to stand in the tins for 10 minutes before pouring 2 tablespoons of orange syrup over each cake. Cool and then store in an airtight container. Decorate with the white chocolate ganache and sugar syrup soaked slices of orange.

Orange Syrup

  1. Stir over a low heat until dissolved.

White Chocolate Ganache

  1. Place ingredients in a bowl and microwave for 1-2 minutes on high power until the chocolate has almost melted. Stir until smooth. Allow to cool to a spreading consistency before using.

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