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Orange And Walnut Cake

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Ingredients
  Self-raising flour 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Butter 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Castor sugar 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Eggs 3 Large
  Orange 1 Large, rinded
  Orange rind 1 Large
  Mixed peel 1 Ounce, chopped (25 Gram)
  Walnuts 2 Ounce, chopped (50 Gram)
For the orange icing
  Icing sugar 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven hot to 350°F, 180°C or Gas No. 4

MAKING
2) In a plate sift flour and salt. Keep aside.
3) In a bowl cream butter and sugar until light.
4) Lightly mix eggs. Add grated orange rind and mix.
5) Mix some sifted flour with the last few additions.
6) With a metal spoon, mix remaining flour, chopped peel, walnuts and orange juice.
7) Fill mixture into greased and lined, 7-inch (18-cm), round, deep cake tin.
8) Spread the mixture evenly keeping a hollow at the center.
9) Keep in oven and bake for 1 1/4 hours.
10) Let stand for 5-1'0 minutes to cool and then turn out the cool.
11) Let cool completely before decorating.
12) To make the icing, in a mixing basin sieve icing sugar. Stir in strained orange juice and blend to a smooth paste.
13) Transfer the mixture into a small saucepan and warm gently over a low heat. Beat constantly. The icing should not become too hot.
14) Pour warm icing over the cake all at once. With a knife spread over the top surface and sides.
15) Keep aside to cool until firm.

SERVING
16) Serve cut in slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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