Marmalade Cake


A simple English cake with the tang of marmalade.

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: eggs; dairy and honey; plants and fungi.


125 g
125 g
FAIRTRADE caster sugar
hens eggs
2 heaped tablespoons
FAIRTRADE marmalade
125 g
plain flour
3 ml
baking powder
generous pinch



Grease a cake tin. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 5 (190 °C; 375 °F).


Cream together the butter and the sugar in a large mixing bowl.

Beat the eggs in a separate bowl then mix in to the butter and sugar. Add the marmalade and mix well.

Fold in the flour, baking powder and salt. Beat well.

Spoon the cake mix into a greased cake tin and bake in the middle of the oven at gas mark 5 (190 °C; 375 °F) for about 1 hour.

To serve

Let it cool first.


You can substitute FAIRTRADE fresh or dried fruit in place of the marmalade to make a variety of fruit cakes. Addition of FAIRTRADE cocoa powder and small pieces of FAIRTRADE chocolate makes a simple chocolate cake.