Jaffa Cakes

Soft cookies sandwiched with orange marmalade and coated with melted dark chocolate. This recipe is proof that the classic dark chocolate and orange combination always works. We guarantee that eating just one of these is never going to be enough. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jaffa Cakes
Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Egg
Cuisine British
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 51-60 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Jaffa Cakes

  • ½ cup +2 teaspoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • for greasing Butter
  • 250 grams Orange marmalade
  • 1 cup Dark chocolate chopped
  • Finely grated zest of ½ orange
  • 2 teaspoons Oil


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Cream together egg and castor sugar till thick and creamy. Add flour and fold it in.
  3. Grease a 12-hole jam tart mould with some butter and put one tablespoon of mixture in each hole. Place the mould in the preheated oven and bake for ten minutes. Remove from oven, cool and de-mould.
  4. Cut each cake horizontally into half.
  5. Heat marmalade in a non-stick pan for a few minutes or till it thickens and is spreadable. Remove from heat and cool. Spread a dollop of marmalade over each cake half.
  6. Melt chocolate with orange zest, oil and one tablespoon water in a bowl over a double boiler, stirring continuously. Take the bowl off the double boiler and keep stirring till it cools and the mixture starts to thicken. Spread this over the marmalade layer. Keep them in the refrigerator to set.
  7. Serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1638
Carbohydrates 254.1
Protein 23.1
Fat 57.8
Other Fiber Potassium- 733.8mg