Marmalade cake(scottish)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
8 ounces SR flour
2 Eggs, beaten
3 ounces Caster sugar
4 ounces Margarine
1 drop Vanilla essence
2 tablespoons Orange marmalade
1 teaspoon Finely grated rind a Orange
2 tablespoons Milk
pinch Salt

Set oven to 350F or Mark 4. Grease a 6 inch round cake tin. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and half the orange rind and then add the eggs, marmalade, milk and vanilla essence. Mix well together to the consistency of a thick batter. Transfer to the tin and bake in the centre of the oven for approximately 1 hour 20 minutes until golden in colour or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.Sprinkle the remaining orange rind over the top.

Leave in the tin for a few minutes before turning out on to a wire rack to cool.

From the booklet Scottish Teatime Recipes

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