• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 8 People
  • Difficulty Normal
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Recipe Ingredient

  • 250 g butter
  • 175 g sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp orange essence
  • (B):
  • 275 g self-raising flour
  • 75 g flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Combine:
  • 100 ml orange juice
  • 100 ml milk
  • 100 g dried apricots sliced thinly
  • 75 g sultanas
  • 2 tbsp orange rind

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 170ºC. Grease and flour a 21cm round ring tin.
  2. Sift self-raising flour, flour and salt. Combine apricots, sultanas and orange rind in a bowl. Add 2 tbsp flour and mix well.
  3. Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add eggs one at a time. If mixture curdles, add a tablespoon of flour. Add the essences. Fold in flour and add the combined orange and milk mixture alternately.
  4. Stir in the fruits and mix evenly with a spatula. Pour into prepared tin and bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Use a skewer to test if cake is cooked.
  5. Leave cake to cool for 10 minutes before turning it out onto a wire rack. Sift icing sugar over.

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