A lovely combination using both oranges and lemons instead of the traditional single lemon makes this a delicious tasting cake, perfect for zingy cake loving people like me. It’s lovely to have with your cuppa but equally, can be dressed up as a gift to take for a friend. At the end of the video, I have some decoration suggestions you might like to try. (Link in main body)
The finishing touch is a sharp, sweet & tasty syrup and instead of adding it in the traditional way of heating first, this is simply mixed and drizzled over the cake, while it’s still warm, to give it a slight crunch once it fully cools.
A traditional and well loved cake which never fails to please and is so versatile. It’s elegant and can be as simple or fancy as you like. This gluten free version is so good it’s impossible to tell the difference and I’ve put some serving options at the bottom of the page if you would like to try them.
If you’re following a dairy free diet, this can be adapted also by a) replacing the margarine with dairy free spread, b) using almond or soya milk and c) dairy free cream for the filling. All are available in most supermarkets.
It will serve 8 to 10 and can be frozen without the cream. Sponge freezes so well.