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Frosted Orange Loaf Cake

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Ingredients
  Soft margarine 250 Gram (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Sugar 250 Gram (1 1/4 Cup)
  Eggs 3
  Self rising flour 100 Gram (2/3 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Orange liqueur 1 Tablespoon
  Orange peel 2 , grated
  Lemon peel 1 , grated
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 100 Gram (Scant 1 Cup)
  Ground almonds 100 Gram (1 Cup)
  Chopped candied orange peel 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (75 Gram)
  Orange jelly/Marmalade 3 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 200 Gram, sifted (1 2/3 Cup)
  Chopped candied orange peel 3 Tablespoon (25 Gram)
Directions

Grease a 9-1/4x5-1/4-inch (23x13-cm) loaf pan and sprinkle with fine breadcrumbs.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
To make cake, beat margarine and sugar in a medium bowl until light and fliuffy.
Beat in eggs and egg yolks one at a time with a few tablespoons of flour.
Mix in salt, liqueur, orange and lemon peel and juices.
Sift remaining flour with cornstarch.
Fold into cake mixture with almonds and candied peel.
Turn batter into prepared pan.
Bake 1-1/4 hours or until a wooden pick or skewer inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from pan; cool on a wire rack.
To make frosting, warm orange jelly or marmalade and spread over top of cooled cake.
Combine powdered sugar and orange juice in a small bowl.
Spread frosting over cake.
Sprinkle with candied peel while frosting is soft.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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