Orange Cake

A recipe requested from our 1976 cookery book. 

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Prep Time: 80 mins Servings: 8-10
  • 175g butter

    175g sugar

    finely grated zest of 1 orange

    3 eggs

    175g Edmonds standard flour

    1 tsp Edmonds baking powder

  • 1. Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC. Grease and line the base of a 18cm square cake tin with baking paper.

  • 2. Cream the butter, sugar and orange zest until light and fluffy.

  • 3. Beat the eggs until thick and add to the creamed mixture alternatively with the sifted flour and baking powder. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.

  • 4. Bake for 1 hour or until the cake springs back when lightly touched. Leave in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool.

  • 5. When cold, ice with Orange Glace Icing or dust with icing sugar.

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