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Marmalade Ring Cake Recipe

This is a recipe for marmalade Ring Cake which is a lovely tea time treat in Scotland. Traditionally it would use orange marmalade but as with all recipes you are free to experiment.


  • 125g (4oz) margarine
  • 75g (3oz) softbrown sugar
  • 2 x 15m1 spoons (2 tbsps) marmalade
  • 2 eggs, size 3
  • 175g (6oz) self-raising wholemeal flour
  • Grated rind of 14 oranges and 14 lemons
  • 1 x5ml spoon (1 tsp) mixed spice

For Icing:
  • 125g (4oz) icing sugar
  • lx 15ml spoon (1 tbsp) lemon juice


Cream together the margarine, sugar and marmalade. Then add the eggs and remaining cake ingredients and heat for 2-3 minutes. Spoon into greased 20cm (8") ring cake mould and bake in preheated oven 160~C, 325~F, Gas No.3 for 45-50 minutes. Cool on wire tray.

Beat together the icing sugar and lemon juice until smooth and pour over cake. Decorate with strips of lemon or orange rind if wished.

  • Servings 12
  • Preparation Time 25 mins
  • Cooking Time 45 mins

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