Marmalade Tea Cake - a deliciously fragrant and fine textured cake perfect with a cup of tea. The marmalade gives it a lovely flavor and keeps it moist. | TeaTattler.com
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Marmalade Tea Cake

A deliciously fragrant and fine textured cake perfect with a cup of tea. The marmalade gives it a lovely flavor and keeps it moist.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 217kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (300g)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick butter (softened) (4 oz/113g)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup chunky marmalade (140g)
  • 1 cup milk (240ml)
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • Orange rind to decorate

Instructions

  • Grease and flour a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Preheat oven at 350°F (180°C).
  • In a medium bowl, sift together all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in egg.
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  • Add flour mixture, marmalade, and milk. Beat on low speed until just combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
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  • Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and allow cake to cool completely.
  • Mix powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon cool water in a small bowl. Drizzle over the top of the cake.
  • Sprinkle orange rind decoratively on the top.