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Spiced orange cake with Christmas pudding ice cream

orange spiced cake

orange spiced cake with Christmas pudding ice cream

While waiting to see the new year in let me share this amazing cake with you. It was recommended to me by my friend Janet, who is the unrivalled queen of all cakes, puddings and desserts. Well, I tried it over the Christmas holidays and was really impressed with it.  So thank you Janet! The good thing about it is that it’s fat free as well as gluten free. That’s right: no butter or flour! How great is that? And yet it’s so moist and flavoursome. Just think how many “difficult” friends you can cater for with this one. Unfortunately it is not suitable for vegans as there are eggs in it, LOADS in fact, but hey! You can’t please everyone, can you?  I really urge you to make it. You won’t be disappointed. Obviously you don’t have to make the ice cream to go with it. I did it as I had some leftover Christmas pudding. I confess it’s a doddle for me as I’m the proud owner of a Gaggia ice cream maker which Candi gave me many many years ago. It is still working and it makes some wonderful ice cream. Of course you can enjoy the cake as it is or simply serve it with some cream of course. The recipe is by Tom Kerridge, slightly adapted. Continue reading ‘Spiced orange cake with Christmas pudding ice cream’