How to make it

  • Directions
  • 1 Heat oven to 180C. Butter and line a round cake tin with baking parchment.
  • 2 In a large bowl,beat butter until creamy.
  • 3 Add sugar and beat until fluffy and light.
  • 4 Beat in the eggs gradually.
  • 5 Add orange zest and mix.
  • 6 In another bowl,sift flour and baking powder.
  • 7 Fold the flour into the creamed mix.
  • 8 Spoon the mix into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • 9 While the cake is baking, make the syrup by putting orange juice and sugar into a pan, bring them gently to the boil, stirring
  • 10 until the sugar has dissolved. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  • 11 Turn out the cake on rack to cool.
  • 12 Pierce holes in the cake with a skewer while still warm and pour
  • 13 the syrup over it.
  • 14 Leave to cool, spooning the syrup over the cake until it is all soaked up.

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    " It was excellent "
    leonora5 ate it and said...
    Gorgeous recipe! YUM
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    Sounds good! ^5 and welcome
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  • 22566 8 years ago

    Thank-you for this very nice first recipe,looking forward to many more.

    Kind Regards

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