Pumpkin citrus syrup cake

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 1 hr cooking
  • Makes 1 Item
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Pumpkin citrus cake
  • 250 gram butter
  • 2 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 2 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 cup mashed pumpkin (cooked, 350g)
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon orange juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar


Pumpkin citrus syrup cake
  • 1
    Grease a deep 23cm round cake pan, line base with paper; grease paper.
  • 2
    Cream butter, rinds and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, add egg yolks; beat until combined. Transfer to large bowl. Stir in half the sifted flour with half the cold pumpkin, then stir in remaining flour and pumpkin.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites in small bowl until soft peaks form, fold through cake mixture. Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake in moderate oven for about 1 hour,
  • 4
    Prepare syrup close to the end of baking. Combine lemon juice, orange juice and sugar in saucepan. Stir constantly over heat without boiling until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer 2 minutes without stirring.
  • 5
    Pour hot syrup over hot cake. Stand 10 minutes, before turning on to wire rack to cool.

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