Orange marmalade loaf cake

Orange marmalade loaf cake


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About this recipe: This orange marmalade loaf cake was invented by my mother and is a firm family favourite. Moist, sweet and flavourful, simply a must for serving alongside a big pot of tea.


Serves: 10 

  • 175g butter
  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 85g orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons runny honey
  • 200g self raising flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 3 tablespoons milk

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr45min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a 900g loaf tin and line with baking parchment.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl until pale and fluffy. Beat in the eggs then add the marmalade and honey. Into a separate bowl, sift in the flour and add the baking powder and spices. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, add the milk and mix until well combined. Transfer to the prepared loaf tin.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 to 90 minutes until risen and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before slicing and serving.

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Unsuccessful. I followed to the exact recipe and put the oven timer on but within 30 minutes the cake was very brown/burnt. But the inside is like a pudding and not very marmalade tasting and the cake sunk in the middle. I won't make it again - 06 Jan 2015

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