Orange and Honey Loaf Cake

    Orange and Honey Loaf Cake


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    This cake highlights the honey and orange to create a wonderful accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee. Serve sliced with butter or margarine. Yummy.

    Serves: 6 

    • 30g margarine
    • 170ml honey
    • 1 egg, at room temperature
    • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
    • 170g self raising flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 pinch of salt, to taste
    • 6 tablespoons milk
    • 1 large orange, zested
    • 30ml honey, to glaze

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and line a 900g bread tin.
    2. Cream the margarine and honey in a bowl; mixing really well. Add the egg and orange juice then beat vigorously.
    3. Seive the flour, baking powder and salt then add alternately with the milk to the creamed mixture. Gently fold in the orange zest mixing well.
    4. Spoon the mixture into the prepared bread tin and bake for 45 minutes.
    5. Remove from the oven and glaze with honey before returning to the oven for a further 10 minutes.
    6. Remove from the tin and cool on a cake rack. Serve sliced with butter or margarine.

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