This is one cake I am really going to rave about.
Just look at this picture: how does it look?
|jaffa drizzle loaf|
It was every bit as it looks: light as a feather, delicious, moist, and just the kind of cake you want to bake – and serve! Make it today, now!
How do you feel when you spot a recipe that appeals to you on all levels? I instinctively feel that I just have to make it! I love making cakes and that’s when it becomes disastrous for our waistlines. It’s better to have friends coming round .... or into the freezer it goes. It’s kind of like off with his head ...
|just right for your table: jaffa drizzle cake|
So I made this and it was just great. If you are having friends or family round this Easter weekend, I highly recommend adding this cake to your teatime table or sofra as they would say in Turkish. The recipe comes from a special little supplement from BBC Good Food April 2012. As you know, I am a keen fan of their recipes which is why I didn’t hesitate.
Ingredients for Jaffa Drizzle Loaf
Serves 8 – 10
140g/5oz butter, softened
200g/7oz self-raising flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
200g/7oz golden caster sugar ( as usual, I used regular toz şeker)
3 large eggs at room temperature
6 tbsp milk
Finely grated zest 1 large orange
3 tbsp orange juice
50g/2oz golden caster sugar
50g/2oz dark chocolate
· Pre-heat oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas 4.
· Butter and line the base of a 1.2 litre loaf tin. Put all of the cake ingredients into a bowl and beat with a hand whisk or wooden spoon for 3-5 mins, until light and fluffy. Spoon the mix into the tin and level the top.
|adding the 3 eggs to the rest of the ingredients|
|the mix is spooned into the prepared tin and is now awaiting the oven|
· Bake for 40-50 mins, until golden brown and firm to the touch. Meanwhile, gently heat the orange juice and sugar in a small pan, stirring until dissolved. When the cake is cooked, remove it from the oven and spoon over the orange mix. Leave to cool in the tin, then remove and cool completely on a wire rack.
|the cake after being drizzled with the orange mix|
· Break up the chocolate and melt over a pan of simmering water or in the microwave on Medium in 30 sec bursts. Drizzle over the cake and leave to set.
|iced and ready to serve!|
Make it today! You and the family will love it!