Jaffa drizzle loaf

Jaffa drizzle loaf

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(117 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 55 mins

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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

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per slice

  • kcal410
  • fat19g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars37g
  • fibre1g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.88g
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Ingredients

  • 140g butter, softened
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  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 11⁄2 tsp baking powder
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  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 3 large egg
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  • 6 tbsp milk

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  • finely grated zest 1 large orange
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To finish

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

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.

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morgsh
28th Apr, 2013
A big hit with everyone
morgsh
28th Apr, 2013
A big hit with everyone
morgsh
28th Apr, 2013
A big hit with everyone
morgsh
28th Apr, 2013
A big hit with everyone
morgsh
28th Apr, 2013
A big hit with everyone
corinnecrane
26th Apr, 2013
5.05
Beautifully moist cake and so easy to make! I'll probably add the zest of two oranges next time to make it more orangey :-)
tormcr
21st Apr, 2013
4.05
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
30th Mar, 2013
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
26th Feb, 2013
Yum yum yum yum yum! Great recipe, really easy to make. Ooh and one more thing..... Yum!
miss_brightside
6th Nov, 2012
5.05
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!

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