Friday, 24 February 2017

Honey Cake

Ingredients:

  • Plain flour/Maida - 1 & 1/4 cup
  • Condensed milk - 1 cup minus 2 tbsp
  • Oil (I used sunflower oil) - 1/2 cup
  • Orange juice - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar - 3 tbsp
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Orange zest - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp 

For Syrup:


  • Water – 1/2 cup
  • Sugar – 2 tbsp
  • Honey – 1/4 cup

For topping:


  • Mixed fruit jam – 4 tbsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Desiccated coconut – As needed

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 deg C. Mix flour,baking powder,baking soda with a whisk to ensure even mixing. In another bowl, mix condensed milk, orange juice, oil, sugar, vanilla essence, lemon juice.
  • Add flour and mix well. Add orange zest (orange skin part, grated) and mix.
  • Transfer to a baking tray ( I used 8 inch square tin) greased with oil and dusted with flour. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool down for 10 mins and invert over a wire rack to cool down completely. Trim the sides.
  • Prick the cake with tooth pick at various places. Mean while prepare sugar syrup by boiling water and sugar just until sugar dissolves.
  • Bring to lukewarm and mix honey.

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