Sunday, September 4, 2011

Orange Cake

Made this yummy little cake for a special father's day afternoon tea. It was yummy and moist..denser than I excepted, but it was good. Iced with orange icing. All real oranges of course :)
  • 3 oz butter
  • 1 tsp orange rhind
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups Self rising flour
  1. Put butter, orange rhind, juice and water in a pot, stir until melted. Beat eggs and sugar until thick. Fold sifted flour into egg mixture, then add hot liquid, fold in lightly. Pour into a prepared 8" round tin. Bake in a mod oven for 35mins. Ice with icing made with knob of butter, 2tbsp orange juice and icing sugar to mix. Sprinkle orange rind over the top.
  2. Recipe found here