Orange Syrup Butter Cake Recipe

Orange Syrup Butter Cake Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 20cm baba cake

150 g

3/4 cup

2

1 teaspoon

2 cups

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

 

Orange Syrup

1

1/2 cup

1/4 cup

Unsalted butter

Caster sugar

Eggs, lightly beaten

Finely grated orange rind

Self-raising flour

Powdered milk

Orange juice

 

 

Rind of 1 orange

Orange juice

Caster sugar

Method :
  • Preheat oven to moderate 180oC. Brush a deep, 20cm baba tin with melted butter or oil.
  • Using electric beaters, beat butter and sugar in small mixing bowl until light and creamy.
  • Add the eggs gradually, beating thoroughly after each addition. Add rind, beat until combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl. Add cherries.
  • Using a metal spoon, fold in the sifted dry ingredients alternately with the juice.
  • Stir until just combined and the mixture is almost smooth.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared tin; smooth surface. Bake for 40 minutes or until skewer comes out clean when inserted in centre of cake. Leave cake in tin 10 minutes before turning onto wire rack to cool.
  • To make Orange Syrup - Slice orange rind into long, thin strips. Combine juice, sugar and rind in small pan. Stir constantly over low heat until the mixture boils and sugar has dissolved.
  • Reduce heat, simmer without stirring, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until reduced by one quarter.
  • Remove from heat. Pour the warm syrup over the warm cake.
  • Serve with freshly whipped cream, if desired.

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