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GINGER & ORANGE CAKE WITH HONEY CREAM CHEESE FROSTING


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Spoil your loved ones with a delicious dessert by using BAKERS Ginger Nuts® in this delectable recipe for a Ginger and Orange Cake, topped with honey cream cheese frosting and the fresh fruit of your choice. Yum!

Makes 1 cake

 

ingredients

Ginger & Orange Cake Ingredients:

150 g BAKERS Ginger Nuts® , lightly crushed

180 g cake flour

190 g light brown sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons Moires candied citrus zest

60 g unsalted butter

1 large eggs

100 ml buttermilk or 100 ml milk mixed with 1 tablespoon white vinegar

65 ml canola oil

60 g fresh orange juice

Honey Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:

250 g full fat cream cheese

60 g unsalted butter

1/4 cup honey

gingernuts

instructions

Method for Ginger & Orange Cake:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 oC
  2. Grease two 15cm baking pans and line with baking paper.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the egg, milk, oil and orange juice until combined.
  4. In another large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, crushed Bakers Ginger Nuts® biscuits, baking powder, baking soda, salt and citrus zest. Beat on low speed for two to three minutes with a mixer.
  5. Add the butter and beat on low for another two minutes. Increase the speed to medium and beat for a further two minutes until the butter is properly incorporated. Scape down the sides of the bowl.
  6. While beating the mixture on a medium-low speed, slowly add your wet ingredients. Allow to mix together until smooth.
  7. Divide your mixture equally among the prepared tins.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  9. Once the cakes are ready, remove from the oven and plan on a rack to cool in their tins for ten minutes.

Method for Honey Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and beat on medium high until fully incorporated.

To Assemble the Cake:

  1. Place your first cake layer down.
  2. Spread a decent amount of the honey cream cheese frosting across the top of the cake, follow by the next layer of cake.
  3. Cover your cake in the remaining frosting and top with some fresh figs or other fresh fruit of choice.
  4. The addition of some gold balls and golf leaf add a nice sophisticated touch.







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