Jaffa drizzle loaf

Jaffa drizzle loaf

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 55 mins

Skill level

Moderately easy

Servings

Cuts into 8-10 slices

If you like Jaffa Cakes, you’ll love the moist, fruity cake. It will keep for a week, but it’s unlikely to last that long

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
Nutrition info

Nutrition per slice

kcalories
410
protein
6g
carbs
57g
fat
19g
saturates
11g
fibre
1g
sugar
37g
salt
0.88g

Ingredients

  • 140g butter, softened
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 11⁄2 tsp baking powder
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • finely grated zest 1 large orange

To finish

  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 50g dark chocolate

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Butter and line the base of a 1.2-litre loaf tin. Put all the cake ingredients into a bowl and beat with a hand whisk or wooden spoon for 3-5 mins, until light and fluffy. Spoon the mix into the tin and level the top.
  2. Bake for 40-50 mins, until golden brown and firm to the touch. Meanwhile, heat the orange juice and sugar gently in a small pan, stirring until dissolved. When the cake is cooked, remove it from the oven and spoon over the orange mix. Leave to cool in the tin, then remove and cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. Break up the chocolate and melt over a pan of simmering water or in the microwave on Medium for 1-2 mins. Drizzle over the cake and leave to set.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2006

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tormcr's picture
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Really good recipe, my tin was on the larger side, next time I will put in the zest of three oranges just for the extra zing. I am tempted to try the Orange Marmalade in the middle or perhaps even towards the top, finishing it with a chocolate ganache. This is a lovely recipe and liked by all!

undercoverangel's picture

This was a hit with the whole family. I made one with dark chocolate and the other with Terry's chocolate orange, the Terry's complimented it greatly.

ctfh79's picture

Yum yum yum yum yum! Great recipe, really easy to make. Ooh and one more thing.....
Yum!

miss_brightside's picture
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I've tried this recipe as a loaf, a round cake and this weekend tries cupcakes - I have to say the latter were my favourite! The ingredients provided enough for 12 cupcakes and as with previous attempts I zested 2 oranges instead of one. I filled each cupcake to 2/3 then added half a teaspoon of orange marmalade before covering with more cake mixture. They took around 45 mins to bake (as above) and once cooled I melted 100g dark chocolate and topped each cake - hey presto they were home-made Jaffa cakes! The marmalade fell out of the bottom of a few but they were absolutely delicious and have kept very moist. Will definitely make these again!

chockagirl's picture
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Yummy cake! I made it following the recipe, and think I'd add some juice to the mix or more zest as it wasn't quite orangy enough for me.
Also the first time I made it I used a 1lb cake tin by mistake. You definitly need a 21lb!

sarahb1973's picture
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I've made this a few times now - both as a loaf and as cupcakes. Both worked really well and it never lasts very long as quickly devoured.

katycooks's picture
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This cake is dead easy to make (mine came out exactly like the picture). I had lovely compliments from family and friends too, so a total winner!

jobrett's picture
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Amazingly delicious cake.

elizaalice's picture
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I love this cake!!! So easy to make and is absolutely gorgeous!! Instead of dark chocolate on the top I drizzle melted Chocolate Orange and it tastes amazing.

miss_brightside's picture
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I was looking for an easy recipe to bake for a chocolate-orange mad friend coming to visit and stumbled upon this - so glad I did! I coated the top with chocolate instead of drizzling and used the zest of 2 oranges as others had suggested. My friend enjoyed it so much they took the entire cake away with them! Incredibly easy and the slice I tasted was delicious - will definitely be making this again very soon!

blackbird17's picture

Fabulous simple to make cake. Everyone loved it.

elzbietakoziol's picture
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Delicious and easy cake.
I used Cadbury chocolate to drizzle over the cake as we don't like one and used only 100g of sugar.

Try it you'll like it.

lesleymccorry's picture
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Really nice cake, and just like jaffa cakes! Would use more choc on the top next time

jobrett's picture
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This is delicious and so easy. I added in mixed peal giving it that bit extra yummyness. I doubled the mixture, making 2 big cakes and both were gobbled up in no time. :)

kathryndonna's picture
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This really is a lovely cake but as others have commented, it does need the zest of 2 oranges otherwise the orangy flavour gets a bit lost. It also needed an extra 20 minutes in my oven. I found 50g of chocolate is enough to cover the cake rather than just drizzle and that when set it makes it quite hard to cut as the chocolate just shatters. Minor points though as I'll definitely be making it again.

lubby-loo's picture

Super fantastic cake! Very easy to make, tastes g8 & freezes perfectly! Usually make 3 or 4 a t on e time, half each loaf & freeze. Absolutely perfect!! Xx

k-smithy's picture
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Wonderful and so moist! I've just baked 2 more. Definitely the easiest cake to bake ever.

westzoe's picture
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I made this twice in one week it was such a hit! Easy to make and tasty. Great for Kids and Adults a like.

caholeene's picture
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I had really high expectations of this cake from the look of it and all of the comments but i was bit dissapointed.

I like citrus cakes to have a lot of 'zing'and felt this cake lacked it.

I might try again with zest of 2 oranges in the cake mix. or maybe with a lemon glaze to give that kick.

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