Marmalade cake

Marmalade cake

Make sure you measure the marmalade carefully – too much will make the cake stodgy.

By , 21 September 2015
Marmalade cake
  • Ready in: 30 mins
  • Serves: 12
  • Price: 35p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 103g serving contains
  • Fat med
    14.3g
    20%
  • Saturates high
    8.2g
    41%
  • Sugars high
    32.5g
    36%
  • Salt med
    0.8g
    13%
  • Energy 1449KJ 346KCAL
    17%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1407kJ/336kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 level tsp baking powder
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 150g sultanas
  • 1 level tsp mixed spice
  • 150g dried apricots, cut into small pieces
  • 175g butter, softened
  • 150g caster sugar
  • Grated zest of 1 orange
  • 3 large free-range eggs
  • 75g thick-cut orange marmalade, plus 3 level tbsp for glazing
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Line a 33 x 23cm shallow tin with baking paper. Sift the flour, baking paper and mixed spice into a large bowl. Stir in the sultanas and apricots.

  • Add the butter, sugar, orange zest, eggs and 75g marmalade. Beat together until evenly mixed.

  • Put the mixture in the tin and level the top. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the middle of the cake springs back when lightly pressed.

  • Heat 3 level tbsp marmalade in a small pan until melted and brush on top of the hot cake. Cool on a wire rack.