Thursday, 4 December 2014

Orange Marmalade Cake




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Orange Marmalade Cake

Orange marmalade cake with aromatic citrus araoma.

Ingredients:

  • 175 g /6 oz softened butter, plus extra for greasing pan
  • 175g / 6oz caster sugar
  • 200g / 7 oz self raising flour
  • 50 g / 1.5 oz ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 3 medium eggs 
  • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade plus 1 tablespoon marmalade for brushing on cake
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Method:

1.Pre heat oven to 170 degrees and grease a loaf tin with the butter and dust it with flour.2.Cream together the sugar and butter, add the eggs and flour and almonds and mix together.3. Add the orange zest, marmalade and vanilla and mix together into the cake batter .4. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf tin and bake for 45 minutes in the oven. Check the cake is cooked by inserting a skewer in the cake, if it comes out clean cake is ready.5. Remove the cake from the oven and brush it with the reserved marmalade while its hot.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 12 slices





I was sent some bottles of the Christmas marmalade with cranberries and the Christmas preserve  mulled wine  by Mackays. Adding the marmalade in the cake gave it a wonderful citrus flavour to the cake.


17 comments:

  1. I love the idea of this. It looks so simple to bake and I'm just imagining the smell as well as the taste. Looks great!

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  2. This sounds so delicious, even before reading through the recipe. I think I could be giving this a go this weekend !! Pinned the post so I remember x

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  3. That looks marvellous - I can practically smell the orange marmalade from here!

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  4. Bet baking this cake makes the whole house smell special!

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  5. How lovely - I have an orange marmalade cake recipe that I made for Mackays earlier on this year and is is always super popular - yours looks DIVINE Nayna! Karen xxx

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  6. This looks lush. Bet it would be scrummy with a cup of tea

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  7. This sounds delicious and looks so easy to make x

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  8. Love the idea of this - a total fan of anything orange. Agree with Vickie, definitely perfect with a cup of tea.

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  9. Looks yummy!!

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  10. I am a huge lover of Marmalade so I will be making this! Yummy!

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  11. Ooooh will definitely be giving this a try!

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  12. It looks awesome and the colour is so good too.

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  13. love to make this but can somewhere on your blog put conversion to grams to pounds, i am no good in that and love to try this for tomorrow's party.thanks

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  14. We have just finished eating our Christmas Cake, and seeing this has made me think how Christmassy this is :-) Will have to give it a go!

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  15. A single slice of this cake would be scrummy with a cup of tea. Lovely recipe!

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  16. This looks great not expensive to bake and my husband would love this he loves marmalade

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