Orange Walnut Cake

Orange Walnut Cake


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About this recipe: This is a moist and delicious walnut cake made with a whole orange, then topped with a orange drizzle. Cinnamon adds a lovely, warm aroma. Enjoy with a cuppa!


Serves: 24 

  • 1 large orange
  • 170g raisins
  • 250g plain flour
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250ml milk
  • 110g butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour a 20x30cm baking tin.
  2. Squeeze the orange and reserve 75ml of the juice. In a food processor, grind the orange peel and pulp, raisins and 5 tablespoons walnuts together. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Add milk, margarine and eggs. Beat for 3 minutes at medium speed. Stir in orange-raisin mixture.
  4. Pour cake mixture into prepared tin. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  5. For the topping: Drizzle reserved 75ml orange juice over warm cake. In a small bowl combine 5 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 4 tablespoons walnuts; sprinkle over cake

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