Glazed Orange Cake

    Glazed Orange Cake


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    This is a beautiful orange cake with raisins and walnuts and a hot orange glaze poured over the cake after baking.

    Serves: 16 

    • 250g butter
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1 cup (150g) raisins
    • 1/2 cup (60g) walnuts
    • 2 tablespoons orange zest
    • 1/2 cup (110g) white sugar
    • 1/4 cup (65ml) orange juice

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23cm ring tin.
    2. Cream butter or margarine and 1 cup sugar. Add eggs and beat well with an electric mixer at medium speed. Mix in sour cream and vanilla. Combine flour and bicarb soda: add to creamed mixture, blending just until moistened. Stir in raisins, walnuts and orange zest. Mix well. Pour batter into prepared pan.
    3. Bake for 60 minutes, or until a wooden pick comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 5 minutes.
    4. Dissolve 1/2 cup sugar in orange juice. Pour over hot cake. Cool completely in pan.

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