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Orange & Poppyseed Loaf November 14, 2008

Filed under: Cakes — obsidian @ 6:15 am
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cIngredients:
2 eggs (room temp)
125g Butter, Softenend
3/4c caster sugar
1 1/2c Self Raising flour
1 tb finely shredded orange zest
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tb poppy seeds

Icing:
1 1/2c icing sugar
1 tsp grated orange zest
20g butter, softened
1-1 1/2 tb orange juice


Method:

Prepare a loaf pan, and preheat oven to 180C (160C fan forced)

Mix all ingredients except the icing ingredients into a bowl, and mix well for 3 mins.

Pour the mixture out into the pan and bake for 50-55 mins until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool int he pan for 5 mins before turning out onto a wire rack. Allow to cool completely before icing.

To make icing:
Sift the icing sugar, add zest and butter. Beat this until smooth, then add the juice to reach the right consistency

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