Recipe by: Jenny Blom

Source: TBD

Serves: 8-10

Ingredients (Frosting)

  • 2 Tbsp icing sugar
  • 1½ tsp freshly squeezed orange juice

Ingredients (Cake)

  • A handful of bread crumbs
  • 200 g (1¾ sticks) butter, at room temperature
  • 250 ml (1¼ cup) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 205 g (scant 1¾ cup) wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Frosting (see above)
  • Candied orange peel (or Redman mixed citrus orange peel), for topping

Instructions (Frosting)

  • In a box, add the icing sugar and freshly squeezed orange juice and stir until smooth. Set aside.

Instructions (Cake)

  • Preheat oven to 175 C (350 F).
  • Grease the cake form with butter then sprinkle a thin layer of (European) bread crumbs on the bottom of the form.
  • Mix the butter and sugar, then add the eggs, one at the time, while stirring.
  • Add the wheat flour and baking powder together in a separate bowl, and then add to the bowl containing the butter/sugar/egg mixture.
  • Stir and put the dough into the form and put it in the preheated oven on the lowest rack.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes; it is done when an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • When cake is ready and has cooled, spread the frosting on top and sprinkle with candied orange peel (or Redman mixed citrus peel).

Download PDF here: Swedish Ambrosia Cake

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