Sweetheart orange butter cake

Recipe from: 10/27/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 10
Servings 12
Time

Ingredients

  • 500
    g
    butter
  • 500
    g
    castor sugar
  • 8
    large eggs
  • 45
    ml
    grated orange peel
  • 10
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 560
    g
    self-raising flour
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 300
    ml
    milk
  • 500
    ml
    whipped cream
  • sweet peas to decorate
 

Method

 
Cream butter and sugar well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition until light and fluffy. Add orange peel and vanilla essence. Sift flour and salt and stir into creamed mixture with milk. Spoon into two greased, 26 cm-wide heart-shaped pans or two 24 cm-diameter springform pans. Bake for 45 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan. Remove from pan and place on a wire rack to cool completely. Place 1 heart-shaped cake on a plate. Spread half the cream over the cake and place other heart-shaped cake on top. Spread remaining cream over. Decorate with sweet peas.
 

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