Orange drizzle loaf cake UK

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Orange goes really well in cake. I use orange zest to flavour the cakes and freshly squeezed

Ingredients : for orange drizzle loaf cake

130 grams butter

130 ml vegetable oil

250 grams caster sugar

300 grams self-raising flour

4 large eggs

zest of a large orange

For the orange drizzle

Juice of the zested orange

2 tablespoons caster sugar

Method for orange drizzle loaf cake

Pre-heat oven to 180 Celsius

Line a loaf tin with butter and flour or greaseproof paper at the bottom.

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Put the butter, oil and caster sugar in a large bowl.

Add the orange zest and whisk together

Add the eggs one at a time and whisk well between each egg added

Finally add in the flour and yoghurt

Mix until smooth, put the mixture into your prepare cae tin

Bake in the oven for about 45 mins to an hour.

Test with a toothpick, if it comes out clean it is ready

Now time to add the orange drizzle into the cake

Put the two tablespoons of sugar in a bowl, add the orange juice from the zested orange and stir

Poke holes into the cake, while it is still hot, with a toothpick. Put your drizzle on top and let it soak in the cake

Leave it to cool completely, dust with some icing sugar (optional) and serve.

You can also try lemon drizzle cake

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