orange madeira cake with sour cream frosting
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 185g butter, chopped
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • finely grated zest of 2 oranges
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup self raising flour
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar mixture
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  1. Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160 degrees C. Lightly grease a 20cm round cake pan and line the base with baking paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer cream butter, sugar and zest together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, until combined. sift flour together in to a bowl. Lightly fold into creamed mixture alternately with milk. Spoon mixture into prepared pan, smoothing top.
  4. Bake for 45 - 50 minutes until cooked when tested with a skewer. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely
  5. ICING: Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat sour cream, icing sugar and grated zest together until smooth.
  6. Spead icing over the top of cold cake.