Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sticky Orange Cake




Sticky Orange Cake (italian version here)
1 1/4 cups self rising flour*
3/4 plus 2 tbsp caster sugar
3/4 cups butter, room temperature
5 tbsp milk
2 large eggs
1 orange, zest grated

*if you don't have it, make your own: 1 1/4 cup flour + 1 tsp baking powder + 1/4 tsp baking soda + 1/2 tsp salt. Whisk together

Glaze
1/3 cup caster sugar
1 orange, juice

Grease a spring-form pan with butter, 8 inch
Heat oven to 350°F
Pour sugar, butter, milk in a bowl and whisk together
Add eggs and orange zest
Add flour
Mix with a whisk until smooth, then pour in the prepared pan
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until golden. Check with a toothpick, if done.

While cake is baking, prepare the glaze.
Pour sugar and orange juice and bring to a boil, then simmer 1 minute

Take cake out of the oven, loosen the sides and immediately pour the glaze over. Cool
Remove from the pan and place on a plate


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