Skip to main content

Marmalade Cake


Marmalade Cake

I'd been meaning to make some marmalade ever since I saw a box of Seville oranges in our village shop. But before I could get my act together, a lovely consignment of Mackays marmalade arrived. So, a cake it was....

I've been making this marmalade cake for years and it never disappoints, especially with the sweet orangey glaze drizzled on top. If you've got any half opened jars of marmlade then this is the recipe for you.


Marmalade Cake

MARMALADE CAKE

| Serves: 8 slices | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 50 Minutes  | Total Time: 1 Hour |


INGREDIENTS:

  • 175 Butter, softened
  • 175g Golden Caster Sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 3 Large eggs, beaten
  • 75g Marmalade
  • 175g Self Raising Flour
  • Juice of half an orange
  • Icing:
  • 100g Icing sugar, sifted
  • 3-4 TBSP Orange Juice

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan and grease and line a 2lb loaf tin with baking paper.
  • Step 2: In a mixer (or by hand) cream together the butter and sugar, add in the zest, eggs and marmalade and beat together.
  • Step 3: Fold in the flour and orange juice and pour into the prepared tin.
  • Step 4: Bake for 45-50 minutes (check after 30 and cover with foil if it is browning too much on top) then turn out onto a cooling rack.
  • Step 5: To make the icing mix together the icing sugar and orange juice then spoon over cooled cake.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 12th February 2009 |


Comments

  1. Sounds like it would be a wonderful breakfast cake

    ReplyDelete
  2. That looks yummy! Unfortunately the beloved has knocked my loaf tin down the back of cupboard so can't do any loaves until I replace it, hope I don't miss the seville orange season!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Beth, this looks so yummy!! I'm book-marking this, thanks for sharing.

    Maria
    x

    ReplyDelete
  4. Oh yum. The cake looks amazing - especially with the glaze on it.

    ReplyDelete
  5. This looks so tangy and refreshing, Beth.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Your cake is very tempting! What a lovely gift to receive, I hope you still try making your own.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I love marmalade, this cake looks and sounds divine.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Oh that looks so good, and the marmalade is wonderful too. I am craving citrus at the moment.

    ReplyDelete
  9. That Seville marmalade looks divine and I just know it's going to taste good! I was lucky enough to make batches of my own this week.

    Your marmalade loaf looks amazing and that is an excellent recipe from Nigel Slater.

    Rosie x

    ReplyDelete
  10. You can't go wrong with a Nigel Slater recipe!

    ReplyDelete
  11. This Marmalade cake sounds really good!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Beautiful cake. The funny thing is that I won't ever eat marmalade on toast but...bake it in a cake and ....yum!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for leaving a comment!

Popular posts from this blog

Celebrate National Tea Day with English Tea Shop's Luxury Organic Collection + Giveaway

With over 165 million cups of tea brewed daily in the UK , it’s no surprise having a cuppa has become a Great British tradition and is proudly celebrated each year on National Tea Day (this year on the 21st April). To celebrate, speciality organic tea company, English Tea Shop, has kindly given one Jam and Clotted Cream reader the chance to win a Luxury Organic Gift Tin (pictured above).

The Luxury Organic Collection contains 72 individually wrapped pyramid tea bags and features a diverse range of classics to more unusual herbal varieties. The range includes:

Organic and Fairtrade English Breakfast: A pure Ceylon black tea sure to quench any thirst for a proper English brew Organic and Fairtrade Earl Grey: A quintessentially British tea delicately flavoured with bergamot Organic and Fairtrade Green Tea: A delicate and refreshing blend of 100% organic and Fairtrade green tea Organic and Fairtrade Peppermint: A revitalising and delicious tea packed full of antioxidants Organic Chocolate…

No Bake Zingy Lime Crumb Pie

This No-Bake Zingy Lime Crumb Pie is going to be my go to dessert this summer. A zingy lime cream encased in a sweet biscuit crumb - much like a no bake cheesecake...but better! It's seriously yummy and will happily sit in the fridge for a couple of days so there's no need to scoff it all at once if you don't want to 😜. It's quite rich too so the recipe made in a 20cm springform tin will easily feed 8 - 10 people, the perfect size for a family gathering or summer BBQ.


TOP TIPS FOR MAKING NO-BAKE ZINGY LIME CRUMB PIETry using ginger nut biscuits instead of digestives for a more grown up taste.For a 'fancier' dessert, pipe some whipped double cream around the edge of the pie and decorate with slices of lime.I whip the condensed milk, lime juice and double cream with a hand held electric whisk but you can do it by hand if you want to - it will give you a good arm workout!You can make the Zingy Lime Crumb Pie up to 3 days before you need it so it's a great ma…

Honey and Peanut Butter Flapjacks

These flapjacks are now my official weekday grab and go breakfast. I make a big batch on Sunday evening and I'm all set for the week. Oddly I don't really like peanut butter but it works well in this recipe. You can always substitute it for an extra 100g of ordinary butter if you wanted. A handful of raisins makes a nice addition too.

OTHER FLAPJACK RECIPES YOU MIGHT LIKEBanana and Coconut Flapjacks from Jam and Clotted CreamCherry Oat Bars from A Mummy TooChocolate and Banana Flapjacks from Tinned TomatoesDark Choc Chip Flapjacks from Munchies and Munchkins
HONEY AND PEANUT BUTTER FLAPJACKS


print recipe
Honey and Peanut Butter Flapjacks by Beth Sachs October-8-2012 These flapjacks make a great grab and go breakfast or after school snack Ingredients 100g Butter100g Peanut Butter200g Demerera Sugar200g Clear Honey400g Rolled Oats Instructions Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180c and line and grease a 30 x 20cm tin.Step 2: Melt the butter, peanut butter, sugar and honey together…