Glutenfree Jaffa cakes

These chocolaty, spongy and orangy yummyness are based on the cakes that bares thesame name, but with minor differences. I used marmalade and made them gluten-free.

Gluten free Jaffa cakes

I found the maine recipe on this PAGEbut I had to make it a little bit different. It is not so difficuIt to make these cakes, it is just a little time consuming because of the different
ingredients needs some time to settle, for making these you just need some patients.

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Orange cup cake

Orange cup cakes

Yummy orange cup cakes in homemade cupcake liners, see DIY HERE

24 regular or12 large cupcakes

250 g butter
2,5 dl sugar
4 eggs
Grated zest of 1 orange pieces
3/4 cup orange juice or squeezed orange juice
1 teaspoons baking powder
5 dl flour

1 extra orange to squeeze on top of the cup cakes.

Icing:
Icing sugar
Fresh orange juice
Orange zest for garnish
Grated dark chocolate for garish

Preheat oven to 175° C
Cream butter and sugar until it is fluffy, white and creamy.

Add the eggs one by one, mix wellin  between each egg. Add the orange zest and juice.

Sift baking powder and flour into the butter and egg mixture. Mix everything together.

Scoop the batter into your cup cake liners. If you use the liners from the DIY, use two scoops, if you use regular liners use one scoop.

Orange cup cake recipe

Place your tray in the middle of the oven and bake for about 15 minutes. Check if the cup cakes are done by inserting a wooden skewer in one of them, if it comes out clean the cup cakes are done.

Squeezed some orange juice over the cup cake and put them on a rack to cool.

When they are cool top them with a bit of glase made with powdered sugar and a bit of orange juice. Garnish with grated orange peel and grated dark chocolate.

 

 

Chicken nuggets with orange and apricot sauce

Since I have started this new blog on WordPress I am translating most of my old post from Lizas matverden and reposting them here. I have mostly reposted them by date, but sometimes I repost them in the present. This is one of those old post I just wanted to share again, it is not that I think the pictures are great, but it was a quick and tasty little dish.
 Oranges and apricots
 Chicken Nuggets with salad and orange and apricot sauce.
I used 1 breast and half an egg per person.
Chicken breast
Flour
slat and pepper
eggs
Panko or bread crumbs
Oil for frying
Cut the chicken breast into bite sized pieces and dip them in the flour with a little salt and pepper.
 Then in beaten eggs
and finally in the Panko crumbs

Fry the nuggets until golden.

Orange and apricot sauce
4 dl freshly squeezed orange juice or ready-made if you want
8 dried finely chopped apricots (for sweeter sauce use more apricots)
1 to 1,5  tsp corn starch
3-4 tbsp cold water
chopped fresh mint and chopped fresh coriander.
1 pinch salt
Bring orange juice and apricots to a boil and add cornstarch to thicken the sauce.
When the sauce have the right consistency add the fresh herbs right before serving.