Orange Marmalade Cake
Orange marmalade cake with aromatic citrus araoma.
- 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
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.
DetailsPrep 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.