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March 08, 2012

Orange Flavour, Sugar Jelly Beans


I grew up in a rural area, 10 minutes away from the city centre by car, but completely distinct from the city's hustle and bustle. My parents have a big farm, full of animals, vegetables  and fruit trees and so, fortunately, I always had access to fruit that really tasted like fruit, not plastic rubber, nor water, nor bland. The cake I baked this week is made of oranges from my favourite orange tree -  a short one with a large treetop that always presented us with the most beautiful, scented and tasteful oranges, very bright, with baby orange segments inside. The orange tree to which I used to both apologize and  thank everytime I plucked its oranges [asI had seen in cartoons] when I was little. The same one that shows its gratitude until today!


Ingredients:
  • 2 tea cups flour
  • 2 tea cups sugar
  • 1 soup spoon yeast
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 tea cup milk
  • 2/3 whole oranges
Pre-heat the oven 190ºC/ 4 gas

Put the oranges in the blender. Add the eggs, the oil and the sugar. In a bowl mix everything together for about 5m. Put the dough in a cake mould lightly greased with butter and sprinkled with flour. Put it in the oven for about 35 minutes.

Cover:
  • sour cream
  • 4 soup spoons of sugar
  • food colouring
  • pre -cover [ a thin layer of melted white chocolate]
  • coloured sugar jelly beans













38 comments:

  1. super cute, and delicious looking

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  2. This looks delicious! I want to try!

    X

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  3. Neat post and love your blog... would you like to follow each other!

    My Lyfe ; My Story

    @MyLyfeMyStory 

     Also, I am planning on giving out shout out to my readers, so if you are interested please be free to send me a quick message and I will gladly do it =0

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  4. Looks very delicious:)

    www.whiteperla.blogspot.com

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  5. que pastel tan delicioso y más si es de cosecha propia...
    muchos besos

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  6. Tried your receipt ...the carrot, cinammon one ....just marvellous.. a success in the family !!!It did not last too much... so I will try this one also !!!
    xxx
    stephaniehadrath.blogspot.com
    shbyhadrath.blogspot.com

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  7. It looks so delicious and pretty. I want to try it.
    xx

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  8. nhamyyyyyyy... Vou experimentar fazer. :)
    Não neste, mas para o fim de semana seguinte!!

    http://maniac4moda.blogspot.com/

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  9. Mmmmmmm caaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaake!

    X

    / L from sweden

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  10. it looks so yummy.

    www.rollolollo.com

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  11. This cake is gorgeous besides being delicious!
    In Brazil, sugar jelly called the Jujuba!

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  12. What about my diet?!:) I'm hungry just looking at it:)

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  13. Yum it looks sooo good! Perfect, I've just had my lunch and need a dessert!:p Kisses dear!:) xoxo

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  14. Can I have a piece?

    xx
    me-travelleroftheworld.blogspot.com

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  15. It looks ÑAM ÑAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAM even i'm on diet!!! ;(

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  16. This looks so delicious :) And I must say - beautiful flowers ;)

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  17. Fantastic!!!!! Of Course i follow your blog, and you? =)

    Kate

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  18. Pero que pinta mas buena tiene. Gracias por la receta. Un beso.

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  19. Hey,,, thanks for stopping by on my blog!! Urs is sooo gorgeous too!!

    OMG.. your post made me want to bite my screen!! hehehe

    Xoxo

    Vania

    PS: Você não é de Portugal??

    www.coisasecaramelo.wordpress.com

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  20. :O The cake looks so yummy omg! I want to try it!
    xx
    Dee-VineAnonyme

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  21. Oh my, it looks so delicious! I'll definitely try this reciepe =)

    - Victoria
    www.Vickkitas.blogspot.com

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  22. that cake looks delicious!!
    yummyyyy!
    I'm following you too now hun:)
    keep in touch :D
    http://inexpensiveluxury.blogspot.com/
    xoxo

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  23. Yum that looks amazing!!!
    I'm following you! I don't actually have a followers list but there is a "follow" link on the top page of my blog, next to the search, share, report links. :)
    Love your cakes!!

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  24. thank you so much for your lovely coment!! it means a lot to us!!!
    love your blog!!! this cake looks delicious!!
    following you back!!
    xx
    Mitsue & Lay
    http://airedevainilla.blogspot.com/

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  25. This is so pretty! :)

    Laura xo

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  26. Thank you so much :) Great cake! :)

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  27. This looks like such a delicious cake! Lovely photos! I followed your blog, hope you can follow me back. We post similar things! x

    Kate {Something Fabulous}
    http://thesomethingfabulous.blogspot.com

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  28. I choose you with other bloggers for Blog Award Backlog! This is a little prize because I love following your blog :-)

    Clo
    http://cable-knitsweater.blogspot.com

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  29. Ooo that looks yummy scrummy!! Any chance you could send me a piece through the screen?? I hope you enjoyed it! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.com/

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