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 the goods

2 eggs
4 oz butter
6 oz sugar
8 oz plain flour
2 tspn baking powder
1 orange
1 lime
1 lemon
3 tblspns marmalade (preferably Rose's lime marmalade)
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar


time: 1 hr 

you will need:

  • electric beaters
  • mixing bowl
  • 8 inch cake pan
  • grater / microplane
  • kitchen scales



2468 marmalade syrup cake

This is such an easy indulgence. From scratch to first slice in just over an hour!

Tangy, sweet and citrusy.

preheat oven to 375f

beat butter in mixing bowl until pale and fluffy

add sugar and beat to combine

add eggs one at a time and beat to combine

grate zest from orange, lime and lemon, add to bowl

measure flour and add baking powder, add to bowl and beat to combine

squeeze juice from orange and add 2 tblspns marmalade to bowl, beat to combine

pour batter into cake pan and bake for about 40 mins

squeeze juice from lemon and lime, add 1 tblspn marmalade and heat for 20 seconds in microwave. Add the confectioners sugar and whisk into a syrup

pour syrup over oven warm cake, if you like (and I do), slice the cake in half and pour half the syrup over the middle too!