Paddington Bear Marmalade Cakes

Made using pure fruit marmalade, these cakes would give Paddington Bear a rather zesty spring in his step – and you too, for that matter! Enjoy…

  • 35 mins
  • Serves 8
  • 3 pan
  • Vegetarian
  • Beginner

Ingredients

75g Yeo Valley Butter

50g caster sugar

2 eggs

150g pure fruit, no added sugar orange marmalade

200g wholemeal self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

25g ground almonds

Grated zest of 2 oranges

125g Yeo Valley Natural Yogurt

OPTIONAL GLAZE

  • 60g pure fruit, no added sugar orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp orange juice

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4 and grease 8-10 small cake tins or muffin moulds.
  2. Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until smooth and creamy. Beat the eggs and add to the mixture with the marmalade – mix thoroughly to combine. Stir together the flour, baking powder and ground almonds and add to the mixture with the orange zest, then gently stir in the Yogurt.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the tins and bake in the oven for 25-30 mins until golden brown.
  4. Warm the marmalade and orange juice for the glaze in a small pan until runny. Sieve to remove the rind then spoon or drizzle over the warm cakes. Serve warm with crème fraîche or leave to cool on a wire rack.

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