Orange Rum Cake for the Monthly Mingle

Orange Rum Cake for the Monthly Mingle

Coming up next- is something I made for Meeta's _Monthly Mingle _. Well, there's nothing much happening in India on the football front with the exception of Kolkata -where the 3 chief interests are Phood, Phish and Phootball (meaning food, fish and football) Kindly note that Phood and Phish are listed separately.

I haven't decided which team to cheer. So, it's easier to just take sides with the team that wins in the end and I shall be celebrating, with the Orange Rum Cake.

This is Tarla Dalal's recipe and i have tinkered with it a little!

Orange Rum Cake for the Monthly MingleComing up next- is something I made for Meeta's _Monthly Mingle _. Well, there's nothing much happening in India on the football front with the exception of Kolkata -where the 3 chief interests are Phood, Phish and Phootball (meaning food, fish and football) Kindly note that Phood and Phish are list...

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    Ingredients

    Whole wheat flour
    1 cup
    Baking powder
    1 tsp
    Butter* 
    1/2 cup
    Sugar or splenda (recipe uses 8 sacets of sugar substitute)
    1/2 cup
    Freshly squeezed orange juice
    1/4 cup
    Buttermilk (made from 2 1/2 tsp low fat curd )
    1/2 cup
    Orange rind
    1 tsp
    Rum
    3 tbsps

    Steps

    1. Pre heat the oven at 400 F/ 200C. Grease a 5" baking tin and keep aside.
    2. Sieve the wheat flour and baking powder together and keep aside.
    3. Cream the butter and sugar / sugar substitute together in a bowl (mix them together until soft).
    4. Add the orange juice, buttermik, rind, rum and what flour mixture. Mix well.
    5. Pour batter into greased tin.
    6. Bake for 20-25 min at 400 F / 250 C until a tester comes out clean.
    7. Cut into 6 wedges.
    8. Serve as a dessert with a shot of rum.

    Note:

    *recipe says low fat butter- but I haven't come across low fat butter in our grocery stores.

    You can skip the rum if you wish and add 3 tbsp of milk instead.

    Also, check out the SHF#18- Candy is Dandy but Liquor is quicker.

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