Recipes from the Farm - Orange Basil Cake

May 02, 2016 1 min read

Featuring Olio Bello’s basil pressed oil
 
Surprise your Mother or family with this spectacular cake complete with our secret ingredient.
 
Ingredients
220 gm castor sugar
1.5 cups SR flour
1 cup everlasting oranges – chopped (or ½ cup sweet orange marmalade)
Grated zest of 1 orange, plus juice
8 basil leaves roughly chopped 
4 eggs, beaten
200 ml Olio Bello Basil Pressed Oil
 
Method
Beat the Basil oil and eggs
Add all other ingredients and combine
Pour into greased 22cm spring form cake tin.
Bake at 150C for one hour.  Leave in tin 5-10 mins to cool.
 
 Finish with candied orange slices, syrup and fresh flowers from the garden.

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