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Honey And Whisky Cake

Honey And Whisky Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 45

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • 6ounces self-rising flour

  • 6ounces butter

  • 6ounces soft brown sugar

  • 3 eggs, Beaten

  • 4tablespoons whiskey

  • orange, zest of one small

  • 6ounces icing sugar

  • 2ounces butter

  • 2tablespoons clear honey

  • juice from the orange

  • toasted sliced almonds, for garnish

Directions

  • 01

    Set oven to 375 degrees F.

  • 02

    Grease two 7 inch sandwich tins.

  • 03

    Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl; add the orange rind.

  • 04

    Beat in the eggs one at a time and whisk until the mixture is pale and fluffy Sift in about half the flour and add the wiskey; fold into the mixture.

  • 05

    Sift in the remaining flour and fold inches.

  • 06

    Divide the mixture equally between the two tins and smooth the tops.

  • 07

    Bake for 20-25 minutes until light golden.

  • 08

    Turn out on to a wire rack to cool.

  • 09

    To make the icing:

  • 10

    Put the butter into a mixing bowl; add the honey and one tablespoon of the orange juice.

  • 11

    Sift in the icing sugar slowly and work the mixture gradually until the ingredients are combined.

  • 12

    Sandwich the cakes together with half of the buttercream.

  • 13

    Smooth the remainder over the top of the cake and decorate with the toasted almonds.

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