Thursday, 1 January 2015

How to make a orange and cranberry cake

In this post ill be telling you how to make a orange and cranberry cake hope you enjoy

                           Prep time less than 30 mins    cook time 30 mins to an hour

                               Serves 8

Ingredients needed
  • 225g unsalted butter plus save some for greasing
  •  225g caster sugar
  • 4 free range eggs
  • 225g self raising flour
  • 125g dried cranberries
  •  1 orange zest only
For the topping
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 1 orange, juice only

The Preparation method

First preheat the oven to180C/350F/Gas 4. Then grease and line a cake tin. Next cream the butter and the sugar together in a large bowl until the mixture is light and fluffy. Next beat in the eggs, one at a time then fold in the flour until the mixture is well combined.

 Then you will fold the cranberries and the orange zest into the mixture and carefully pour in the mixture into the cake tin and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until when a skewer is inserted in the middle of the cake and it comes out clean. Meanwhile to make the icing, mix the sugar and the fruit juice together in a bowl until smooth and glossy.

Then once the cake is cooked through ,remove it from the oven and put the cake onto a serving dish and evenly spread the icing on the top of the cake, and then get some cranberries and put them around the outside of the cake,and to finish off the cake get some orange zest and sprinkle it over the middle of the cake and the cake is ready to eat.


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