For the cake
- 2 eggs
- 3 cups wholewheat flour
- 1.5 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon (toss 2 cloves in when you grind if you can)
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tbs butter (salted)
- 1 tbs orange zest
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup honey
Preheat oven to 250C. Combine butter and zest in a saucepan over medium heat, until butter sizzles. Beat eggs and sugar together till fluffy. Add honey and then butter-zest mixture. Keep whizzing. Add milk. Now mix all the remaining ingredients in a bowl and fold them into the wet mixture, by hand. (This bit I forgot, maybe that's why I ended up with something resembling dough?) Bake in greased pan for 30-40 min. Remove from pan and cool.
For the icing
- 1/4 cup butter (salted)
- 1/3 cup milk (original called for heavy cream, none in house, I v lazy...)
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1 cup icing sugar (I used powdered white sugar and it's a little too sweet)
Mix butter, milk and brown sugar in pan over medium heat. Keep stirring as you bring to a boil. Once it's bubbling nicely, take off fire and set aside for 5-10 min. Whisk in the icing sugar. Pour over cake, and put in fridge to set.
Both have been slightly adapted.