Banana, Orange & Apricot Cake

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Banana, Orange & Apricot Cake. This combination of fruit works well together producing a moist cake with an extremely light texture.

Banana, Orange & Apricot Cake

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

 100 g Margarine
 100 g Caster Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 tbsp Vanilla Essence
 200 g Self Raising Flour
 1 Fresh Banana
 1 Large Orange
 100 g Soft Ready to eat Apricots
 A little Icing Sugar to finish the cake

1

Pre-heat the oven to 140ºC, Gas Mark 4.

2

Cream together the margarine and caster sugar in a bowl.

3

Add the eggs, one at a time beating vigourously and then add the vanilla essence.

4

Fold in the flour and the zest from orange. Add the squeezed juice from the orange and combine into the mixture.

5

Peel the banana, cut the banana into 1cm slices and add to the mixture, folding in gently.

6

Snip each apricot into 3 pieces and and add to the mixture, folding in gently.

7

Bake in a lined loaf tin on the middle shelf of the oven for 1 hour.

8

When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Dust with Icing Sugar.

Ingredients

 100 g Margarine
 100 g Caster Sugar
 2 Eggs
 1 tbsp Vanilla Essence
 200 g Self Raising Flour
 1 Fresh Banana
 1 Large Orange
 100 g Soft Ready to eat Apricots
 A little Icing Sugar to finish the cake

Directions

1

Pre-heat the oven to 140ºC, Gas Mark 4.

2

Cream together the margarine and caster sugar in a bowl.

3

Add the eggs, one at a time beating vigourously and then add the vanilla essence.

4

Fold in the flour and the zest from orange. Add the squeezed juice from the orange and combine into the mixture.

5

Peel the banana, cut the banana into 1cm slices and add to the mixture, folding in gently.

6

Snip each apricot into 3 pieces and and add to the mixture, folding in gently.

7

Bake in a lined loaf tin on the middle shelf of the oven for 1 hour.

8

When the cake is cooked, remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Dust with Icing Sugar.

Banana, Orange & Apricot Cake

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