Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Orange Marmalade Cake

Hoosier Cupboard: The Charm of Home
I am taking a step back in time today for tea.  I am having tea on my great-grandmother's hoosier cupboard.  

Hoosier Cupboard: The Charm of Home
This cupboard is perfect to serve a casual tea.  Hoosier cabinets were maufactured in the 1920's and they were made for storage and workspace in the kitchen.

Orange Marmalade Cake:The Charm of Home
My cake was adapted out of one of my favorite new cookbooks, Honey & Jam by Hannah Queen.  The recipe was Peach & Tomato Preserves Cake (pg.116).  I didn't make the preserves called for in the cake; I did make an orange marmalade topping, recipe follows.  This little butter cake is a winner!  It was so moist and delicious you would never make a boxed cake again. I also liked that for tea, it only made one 8-inch layer.  

Orange Marmalade Cake

For the cake:
1 1/2 cups (170 g) all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick/115 g) butter, room temperature
1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup (120 ml) whole milk
1/3 cup (80 g) orange marmalade 
4 tablespoons (30 g) confectioners sugar
1/2 tablespoon butter

Preheat the oven to 350˚F (175˚C).  Spray a 8-inch (20-cm) round cake pan with non-stick baking spray.
In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. In the bowl of an electric mixer cream the butter and the sugar, about 3 minutes.  Add the eggs one at a time scraping down the sides of the bowl after each egg.  Beat in the vanilla.  Add alternately the flour mixture and the milk to the mixer bowl, beginning and ending with the flour.
Pour the batter into the preapared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30-35 minutes.  After 10-15 minutes turn cake onto a wire rack and allow it to cool completely.

For the marmalade topping:
Heat marmalade in a small pot over low heat until melted; whisk in confectioners sugar and 1/2 tablespoon butter until smooth.  Pour warm glaze over top of cake allowing some to drizzle down the sides. Cool before slicing.  
I actually served this cake a little warm and it was amazing!
Serves: 8
Recipe adapted from: Honey & Jam

Orange Marmalade Cake:The Charm of Home
The little teacup is by The English Tea Table. 

Orange Marmalade Cake:The Charm of Home
The teapot is by Johnson Brothers and the pattern is Blue Denmark. 
There is nothing cozier than baking with tea for fall!  


I will link this to:

Home & Garden Thursdayat A Delightsome Life
Tea Cup Tuesday at Martha's Favorites
Tuesday Cuppa Tea at Antiques and Teacups 
The Art of Home-Making Mondays at Strangers & Pilgrims
Inspire Me Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Vintage Charm at Charm Bracelet Diva
The Homemaking Party at Classical Homemaking
Thoughts of Home at Decor to Adore
Rooted in Thyme Simple and Sweet Friday
Share Your Cup Thursday at Have a Daily Cupof Mrs. Olsen
What To Do Weekends at Shoestring Elegance
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Rose Garden Malevik Saturday Showoff
The Scoop at Stonegable
Best of the Weekend with Ms. Toody Goo Shoes
The Inspiration Gallery at Craftberry Bush
Share It One More Time at Shabbyfufu  
Foodie Friday at Rattlebridge Farm
Tickle My Taste Buds Tuesdays at Lori's Culinary Creation
Foodie Friends Friday at Walking on Sunshine
Meal Plan Monday at Southern Plate
Anything Blue Friday at The Dedicated House


Deb said...

What beautiful photo. Love the old cabinet. Deb

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Your grandmother's hoosier cabinet is simply charming, Sherry, and your cake looks wonderful. I love marmalade and a one layer cake would be perfect for tea time. Love your cow creamer too. Hope you're having a lovely week.


La Table De Nana said...

This looks and sounds delicious!

Shannon @ Belle Bleu Interiors said...

Your cakes looks yummy, and is so beautifully displayed on your grandmother's cabinet! What a treasure! Thanks for sharing the recipe. I can't wait to try it! I hope that you have a wonderful day!!!

Ruth W said...

I recently found a marmaled cake, and your sounds wonderful as well...perfect for tea! And lovely setting. How nice you have the family Hoosier cabinet!

living from glory to glory said...

I really love the cabinet!! And the tea cup is very pretty, but is that a single serve teapot? I ask because I have a few of them myself and today I made a small tea cozy for my little teapots!
I will be trying this little cake because we love marmalade and the portion is perfect for the two of us or for a lunch tea.
Hugs, Roxy

The Charm of Home said...

Roxy, that teapot isn't single serve. The pictures don't really show it's true capacity because, I would think it would hold 6-8 servings. It is big and round. Thanks for stopping by!

Summer said...

I would love to have a slice of this cake right now! Love the teapot ♥

Summer said...

The cake looks so nice! Love your photos too ♥

Lady of the Manor said...

Your Hoosier cabinet is a treasure! We have my husband's grandmother's, as well, as is well loved. The cake recipe sounds delicious and I bet makes your home smell heavenly.

Theresa Begin said...

Hi Sherry, Just popping by to let you know, officially, I'll be Featuring your Yummy Marmalade cake tonight on Shoestring Elegance's What to do Weekends Party! Congrats! Thanks for sharing with us!
I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Pat Cantwell said...

This cake sounds divinely delicious and easy to make, dear friend!
Thank you for sharing this recipe!
I adore your cabinet!
Lovely cooler, crisp air days on the Prairie call for Tea Time enjoyment! Your beautiful blue and white tea cup and saucer are perfect accents for Autumnal decor!

Mom Das said...

Oh! i want to bake a cake now! I do make orange marmalade or even fresh orange cakes. They are too good, but feel guilty in making icing for them. Shall try your recipe too. Thank you!

Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

The cake looks delicious, and especially pretty on your cupboard! Thanks so much for linking up at Best of the Weekend!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

The cake looks yummy and the teapot is lovely!


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