Champagne marmalade bar with marmalade vodka glaze

  

April 29, 2015

Loaf cakes are a very easy way to get your cake fix.

Directions

Heat your oven to 160c

Line a loaf tin with baking paper

Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl with the fruits/zest

Melt the butter and 2 tbsp marmalade until dissolved and liquid, then stir in the milk and vinegar and mix well

Pour into the dry bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon

Pour into the loaf tin and bake for 1 hour, check with a skewer to ensure its cooked

Meanwhile, make the glaze by heating up the remaining marmalade, liquor and icing sugar, bubble and simmer for 2-3 mins to get thick and syrupy

Pour this over the cake when it’s cooked and then sprinkle the sugar evenly over the top

Leave to cool in the tin and then slice carefully into 8ish slices and serve

Ingredients

200g self-raising flour

1 tsp mixed spice

100g golden caster sugar

Grated zest of 1 lemon and 1 orange (unwaxed)

150g mixed dried fruit – sultanas/raisins/currants etc

Pinch of salt

140g unsalted butter

5 tbsp marmalade (good quality like Seville or champagne)

125ml full fat milk

1 tsp white wine vinegar

Glaze:

Remaining 3 tbsp of marmalade

2 tbsp icing sugar

2 tbsp marmalade vodka or another orange flavour liquor

1 tbsp demerara sugar

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