Sunny D Syrup Cake

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Makes: 1 loaf
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 1hr

You will need:

  • 175g self raising flour
  • 1½tsp baking powder
  • 175g butter or margarine
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1tbsp Sunny D (Tangy Florida)
  • For the syrup:
  • 120ml Sunny D (Tangy Florida)
  • 50g caster sugar
  • Sliced orange and mint leaves to decorate, optional


What to do:

  • Pre heat oven to 180C, 350F, Gas 4. Grease and base line a 900g loaf tin.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Add all the remaining ingredients and beat well using an electric whisk until well blended.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared loaf tin and level surface.
  • Bake in oven for 1 hour or until well risen and firm to the touch. Leave to cool in tin for a few minutes then turn onto a wire cooling rack placed over a plate or tray.

To make the syrup; Place Sunny D and caster sugar into a small saucepan and heat gently until all the sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and boil for 5 mins stirring occasionally. Pierce top of cake with a skewer in several places then spoon over the syrup. Top with orange slices and decorate with mint leaves, if using.