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Sicilian Orange Cake

Sicilian Orange Cake

Natoora sent me a bag of Sicilian Oranges to use for my Valentines mea, but I had one leftover so set about making an Orange Cake. The result was amazing - wonderful texture, and it could quite easily be served as pudding with a dollop of Creme Fraiche.



SICILIAN ORANGE CAKE

| Serves: 10 slices | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 1 Hour 5 Minutes | Total Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes |


Ingredients:


  • 250g Butter
  • 4 Eggs
  • 250g Caster Sugar
  • 250g Self Raising Flour
  • Zest of 1 Sicilian Orange
  • Zest of 1 Amalfi Lemon
  • 90ml Freshly squeezed Orange Juice
  • 2 TSP Lemon Juice

Instructions:


  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 170c/325f/Gas 3. Butter a 20cm springform cake tin.
  • Step 2: Melt the butter in a pan over a low heat and remove from the heat before it goes completely to liquid.
  • Step 3: In a processor or mixer, mix together the eggs and sugar, then add in all the other ingredients and mix until you have a smooth batter.
  • Step 4: Pour into tin and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Step 5: Take out of the oven and cover the top with buttered foil, put back in the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Step 6: Leave to cool in tin before serving.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 6th February 2010 |


Comments

  1. Oh, I can taste that and imagine how moist it is as I look at it. What I would give for a slice just now. Oh, and the smell of it baking, mmmmm, lovely!

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  2. I love citrus flavored cake. I'd definitely have to try this.

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  3. I love the sound of Amalfi Lemons and Sicilian oranges.....

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  4. Oh this looks so good I can almost taste it.

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  5. The texture looks amazing - moist yet crumbly. Gorgeous cake.

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  6. I've never had a cake like this before but I am sure I would love it!

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  7. This looks simple and scrummy and ever so gorgeous!
    Loving the blog,
    Rosie of BooksAndBakes

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  8. I've just printed this one out to try over the weekend. Thank you so much!

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