Thursday, May 5, 2011

Citrus Cranberries Mini Loaves

A recipe adapted from AWW (April 2005) ...


125g butter, softened
150g caster sugar
150g self-raising flour
40g almond meal
2 eggs
50g dried cranberries, chopped (tossed in flour)
80ml fresh orange juice
zest of 1 orange
1 tsp vanilla extract

  • Preheat oven to moderate (about 160 degrees C).  Grease an 8-hole mini loaf pan; line bases with baking paper.
  • Beat butter, rinds and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add in eggs, one at a time, beating until just combined between additions.
  • Fold in flour, almond meals and orange juice.
  • Gently fold in cranberries.
  • Divide mixture among the prepared pans.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes.  
Glace Icing:

120g icing sugar mixture
1 tbsp fresh orange juice

  • Sift icing sugar into a small heatproof bowl; add the juice and mix to a firm paste.
  • Stir over a small pan of simmering water until icing is a spreadable consistency (do not overheat)
  • Spread icing immediately over cold cakes. 

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