How to make it

  • Cream margarine and 800g sugar
  • Add eggs one by one, working each one in thoroughly
  • Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add this to the egg mix
  • Boil oranges for 2 hours, replacing the water thrice
  • Cut in half and remove the seeds
  • Liquidize skin and all
  • Add enough sugar and fresh orange juice until it is of amousse consistency
  • Add the egg-flour mixture with rum
  • Mix well
  • Add milk
  • Mix well
  • Pour into a greased ban and bake at 180deg C for 1 hour
  • SYRUP: (I make this whilst the cake is in the oven)
  • Blanch orange peel cut in thin strips in water for half an hour.
  • Replace water and simmer for another half an hour on low heat
  • Melt 300g sugar in 1lt water and bring to a boil
  • Add some orange peel and saffron strands
  • Boil on high until it starts to thicken.
  • Add some gelatine
  • Let it cool a bit before you pour syrup over hot cake

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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    The picture of this is so beautiful and it sounds decadent. We love orange cake, so this will be on this weekends cake menu. Great post. You have my 5.
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