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Food and drink: How to make Paddington's Marmalade Loaf Cake with M&S

By Angela Cole

To celebrate the opening of the latest tale from the Peruvian bear, Paddington 2, M&S have released some recipes that will be a hit with lovers of marmalade.

Here, we show you how to whip up Paddington’s Marmalade Loaf Cake to warm the family on a winter’s day.

Paddington’s Marmalade Loaf Cake with M&S

Paddington 2 has inspired this marmalade loaf recipe

Paddington 2 has inspired this marmalade loaf recipe

For the candied peel:

1 large orange
200g granulated sugar
100g caster sugar

For the cake:

175g softened butter
175g caster sugar
225g self-raising flour
50g ground almonds
4 large free range eggs
1 orange, zested
A few drops of vanilla essence

Method:

1. For the candied peel, cut the orange into eight wedges, then cut out the flesh, leaving a 5mm thickness of peel and pith. Cut each wedge into four strips. Pour 300ml water into a small pan, add the granulated sugar and heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Add the orange zest and simmer uncovered for 30-45 minutes, until the lemon peel is soft and translucent. Drain in a sieve and leave to cool. Spread the peel out on a baking sheet lined with parchment and sprinkle with caster sugar. Place in the oven on the lowest setting (approximately 110C/fan 90C/gas ¼) for one hour until dry.

Paddington Marmalade Muffins at MS

Paddington Marmalade Muffins at M&S

2. For the cake, preheat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease a deep loaf tin and line with baking parchment. Put the butter, sugar, flour, almonds, eggs, orange zest and vanilla essence into a large bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat for one minute to mix thoroughly. Turn into the tin and level the surface. Bake for one hour or until a skewer comes out clean.

To find more recipes go to marksandspencer.com/c/style-and-living/marmalade-loaf-cake and to see what other Paddington 2 treats are for sale.

To read our review of Paddington 2 click here.

Paddington 2 is in cinemas now

Paddington 2 is in cinemas now

 

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