Oranges and Winter are a a good combination. and orange cake combines the sweet smell of oranges with the comforting smell of home made baking!
here is the recipe and our home made cake!
Mix 200g soft butter with 250 g sugar. Add 4 eggs to the mixture, beat one at a time. Add 250 g flour and 1tbsp baking powder. Blend well with a spoon. Add 4 Tbsp orange marmelade to the mixture.
Use a round tin pan, grease with some butter and some flour.
Pour the dough into the pan and bake in the middle of a pre-heated oven at 175 degrees, for 45 minutes.
In the mean time, press two oranges and heat slowly with sugar until completely melted.
Pour the warm orange juice over the hot cake. Let it cool before glazing.
For decoration, use sifted powder sugar or chocolate glazing, made of 3 tbsp melted butter mixed with 2 tbsp cacao and 3 tbsp powder sugar. Decorate with almonds.
The cake is delicious the second day!