Monday, August 12, 2013

Orange Blueberry Tea Cake


This not too sweet  tea cake is complimented with a crispy, sweet fruity crust and it tastes wonderful when served warm.  Heat up any leftovers if any,  to regain the warm and crispy crust.  Great for breakfast or something to snack on!  It may taste better with fresh blueberries.


 



 

 Recipe for Orange Blueberry Tea Cake (adapted from a Woolworths magazine with modifications)

    Ingredients
    • 6 oz self-raising flour
    • 3.1/2 oz almond meal/ground almonds
    • 3 oz caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 2/3  cup milk
    • 2 oz melted butter
    • 40 gm fresh blueberries (I used dried ones)
    • 1 lemon rind (I used orange)
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    • 1  Tbsp caster sugar
    • Icing sugar to decorate (optional)
    Method
    1. Prepare a 22cm springform pan, line the base, grease and dust the sides with flour.
    2. Sift flour, add in the almond meal, mix well.
    3. Using a handheld whisk, whisk the egg and sugar till well blended.  Add in the milk and melted butter, whisk to combine.
    4. Fold in the sifted flour almond meal mixture, mix well.  Mix in the orange juice.
    5. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and scatter on the blueberries.
    6. Combine the orange rind with the tablespoon of sugar and sprinkle over the blueberries.
    7.  Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg. C for 25 to 30 mins., test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
    8. Leave in pan to cool for about 10 mins., before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
    9. Dust with icing sugar before serving.



    I'm linking this post to  Cook Your Books #3 hosted by Kitchen Flavours.
    and also

     to the Little Thumbs Up "Egg" event organized


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  1. Hi Cheah ,
    Love blueberries , the cake looks so yummy , open the door I got my plate in my hand :)

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    1. Ha,ha, I'll certainly pass you some if you were my neighbour.

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  2. This is such a lovely cake! The texture looks very moist with tender crumbs! I love eating simple cakes like this.
    Thanks for sharing with CYB!

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    1. You're welcome. I go for simple and easy recipes :(

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  3. Cheah, This tea cake looks very pretty and delicious with the blueberries topping. Wish I can have a slice of it for my afternoon tea :)

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  4. Cheah, this cake looks pretty with the fruity topping!

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  5. Your cakes looks pretty and delicious.

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  6. The cake looks wonderful, love the colour and texture. yummy,

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  7. Lovely to look at, lovely to taste too!

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  8. Cheah , your tea cake looks wonderful ! The blueberry topping sure looks pretty and with moist crumbs , I bet it taste as good as it looks ;D

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    1. Yup, it did. But I think it'll taste better with fresh blueberries!

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  9. Hi Cheah!

    You have baked up a most enticing tea cake. It looks just perfect and I too wouldn't mind just a nibble with my morning coffee.

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  10. ivy sew http://simplybeautifulhealthyliving.blogspot.comAugust 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM

    Hi Cheah, so many blueberries. I love it :)

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    1. Yes, I blueberies is one of my favourites too!

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  11. A very pretty and delicious looking tea cake!

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  12. I can already imagine the flavour of this cake. Yum.

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    1. Yes, the blueberry and orange compliment each other.

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  13. Hi Cheah,

    Your cake looks exactly like the cake in the magazine... It's like magic! You must be a cake magician... Please teach me some magic - LOL!

    Zoe

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  14. Hi Cheah, my son and I was just discussing today what his fav foods were, and two of his answers were cake and blueberries. I think he would go gaga if he sees this! Thanks for linking to LTU!

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    1. You're most welcome. Most kids love to eat cakes, especially choco ones.

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  15. Hi Cheah, lovely cake. Love the blueberry topping, awesome! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Best regards.

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  16. wow wow wow..what a pretty tea cake..better than the ones that i see at cafes here recently!

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