Recipe 29: Orange ‘you know you deserve it’ pound cake

By admin
16 September 2010

250 g Stork Bake

500 ml (2 c) sugar

juice and finely grated rind

of 1 large orange

6 eggs, separated

750 ml (3 c) flour

5 ml (1 t) baking powder

2 ml (½ t) salt

250 ml (1 c) plain yoghurt

icing sugar

extra orange juice and grated rind (optional)

Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease a large bundt cake tin and dust with flour.

Cream the Stork Bake and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the orange juice and rind. Add the egg yolks and beat well. Mix the flour, baking ¬powder and salt. Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the yoghurt. Mix well. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into the batter. Pour into the prepared tin, smooth the top and bake for 55 minutes, until cooked (a skewer inserted in the middle should come out clean). Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Turn out on a wire rack to cool com¬pletely. Dust with icing sugar or drizzle with glacé ¬icing (icing¬ sugar mixed with orange juice). Finish with orange rind.

Serves 14-16.

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