Orange Cake

Orange Cake

Temperatures and timings are just a guide line as all ovens seem to vary.


  • 150g butter
  • 150g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp orange essence
  • Zest & juice of 1 orange
  • 3 tbsp icing sugar


Preheat oven @ 180°C

Beat butter & sugar together until creamy.

Add eggs, beat again then add the flour, milk, orange essence & zest.

Pour into a greased loaf tin, place on low rack.

Cook for 30-40 mins, until firm and cooked.

Turn out onto a cooling rack.

Mix the orange juice & icing sugar together. Pour this over cooled cake. You can also decorate with a few slices of candied peel.

Posted by Toots on 17/1/2011

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