125g batter, softened 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup orange juice 2 eggs 3/4 cups caster sugar 1 1/2 cups sifted self-rising flour
Orange Icing 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sifted icing sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/2 fine orange zest
Method Combine all cake ingredients and beat thoroughly for about 3 minutes Pour mixture into a greased baking tray or cake tin. Bake in the center of 180C oven for 30 to 40 minutes Turn onto a wire rack and allow to cool. For the orange icing combine all the icing ingredients in a bowl. Ice cake with orange icing. Once iced, the cake can be sprinkled with candied orange zest.
To make orange zest add a 1/2 cup of water into a pan and add 1/4 cup of caster sugar and heat until the sugar is dissolved. Add the zest and leave for about 3 to 4 minutes till the zest is translucent. Remove from heat and separate zest with a fork. Decorate cake with the candied zest.