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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Orange Sugee Cake

Recipe shared by Happy Flour, thanks fellow blogger!

What you need
  • 110g butter
  • 35g caster sugar
  • 1/4tsp  salt
  • 3nos. egg yolk
  • 1/2tsp vanilla paste
  • 1/8tsp almond essence(optional)
  • 50g cake flour
  • 1/2tsp baking powder
  • 1/8tsp baking soda
  • 60g semolina flour
  • 15g ground almond
  • 15g diced almond
  • 2tbsp milk
  • 2nos, egg white
  • 40g caster sugar
  • adequate almond flakes

What to do

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter, salt and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Slowly beat in egg yolk, vanilla essence and almond essence until well combined.
  • Fold in flour, semolina, baking osda and baking powder, and milk till combined.
  • Cover and set aside to rest for 30mins.
  • Preheat oven to 175C.
  • Use a cake mixer, whisk egg whites till frothy.
  • Gradually add in the sugar and whisk till stiff peaks.
  • Fold in 1/4 of the meringue into butter mixture until combined.
  • Then fold in the rest of the meringue in 2 portions until well combined.    
  • Pour batter into a greased oval pan.
  • Scatter almond flakes on the surface.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 30-35mins.
  • Remove cake from tin and cool on a wire rack.