How to make Orange and Lemon Fondant Tea Cake

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour, Lemon (नींबू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Orange and Lemon Fondant Tea Cake

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Orange and Lemon Fondant Tea Cake Recipe

  • Refined flour 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon 1 tablespoon

  • refined flour 1¼ cups + for dusting

  • butter 1½ cups + for greasing

  • castor sugar 2½ cups

  • vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • almond paste 1½ cups

  • eggs 3

  • baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • orange 1

  • Fondant

  • egg whites 8

  • Juice of ¼ lemon

  • icing sugar 8 cups

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven at 180°C. Line a 7-inch round cake tin by greasing with little butter and dusting with little flour.

Step 2

Cream together butter and castor sugar in a bowl till light.

Step 3

Add vanilla essence and whisk well. Add almond paste and whisk till smooth.

Step 4

Add eggs and whisk again till well blended.

Step 5

Add orange rind and lemon rind and whisk again till well blended.

Step 6

Add refined flour and fold lightly till well mixed. Add baking powder and mix well.

Step 7

Pour the batter in the lined cake tin and put it in the preheated oven. Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Step 8

To make fondant, combine egg whites, lemon juice and icing sugar in a bowl and mix well. Beat with an electric beater till well blended.

Step 9

Peel the orange and cut into slices.

Step 10

Remove cake from oven and demould. Cool to room temperature.

Step 11

Spread fondant on the cake and garnish with orange slices. Serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.