Seville Orange Marmalade Cake

Marie's Seville Orange Cake

Makes one 9in single layer cake.


175g butter softened

175g castor sugar

3 large free range eggs beaten

175g self raising flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

3 Tblsp chunky Seville Orange Marmalade

2 Tblsp milk


3 Tblsp Seville Orange Marmalade

100g icing sugar sifted

2 Tblsp hot water

Preheat oven to 180*C / 350*F Gas 4.  Grease and line the tin.  Cream the butter then beat in sugar gradually.  Continue to beat until pale and fluffy.  Add beaten eggs in small batches, beating well after each addition. Add a Tblsp of flour with last batch of beaten egg.  Sift remaining flour and baking powder, gently fold into mixture with a metal spoon.  When thoroughly combined stir in the marmalade and milk.  Spoon into prepared tin and bake for 50-55 mins or until firm to touch.  Turn out onto wire rack, then turn right side up.  Warm marmalade and brush it over the cake top.  Allow to cool completely.  Make the icing and spoon over the cake.  Allow to drizzle down sides, then.  Leave to set before serving.

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