All purpose flour -11/4cups
Sugar-1/2 cup +1/4cup(for the middle layer)
Orange marmalade-1/4 cup+2tablespoons(at room temperature)
Orange Juice -taken from half of an orange.
Eggs-2 (at room temperature)
Butter-6tablespoons(at room temperature)
Curd-1/4cup(at room temperature)
Orange zest- 11/2teaspoons
For the Glaze
Icing Sugar - 3tablespoons
Orange Marmalade -2tablespoons
Orange juice - taken from half of an orange.
Mix the flour-baking powder-baking soda, sieve it twice and keep it aside.
Grate the zest from the orange, cut it into 2 parts, squeeze one part and keep it aside.
Start beating the softened butter in a mixing bowl. After a minute add the sugar and beat the mixture till it becomes creamy.
Now add in the eggs and vanilla. Mix everything well.
Add in the orange marmalade and curd, mix it.
Then add in the orange zest along with the juice (taken from one part of the orange)
After beating everything together, start adding the flour and fold it.
Meanwhile take the 1/4 cup sugar along with cinnamon powder, mix it well and keep it aside.
Pour half of the cake mixture into a greased pan, sprinkle the sugar-cinnamon powder mix evenly on the cake. Then pour the remaining mixture in the pan.
Tap the pan and level the batter, bake it for 35 to 40 minutes in the 350F preheated oven.
Meanwhile prepare the glaze. Take 2 tablespoons of marmalade and microwave it for about 10-20 seconds. Take it out, add the orange juice from the remaining part of the orange, and add 3 tablespoons of icing sugar. Mix it well and keep it ready.
Check the cake after 35-40 minutes (insert a knife into the cake, knife should come out clean) and take it out. Let it cool for 5 minutes, then loosen the edges, invert it onto a plate, pour some of the glaze.
Turn the cake and poke small holes with a fork or wooden skewer. Pour the remaining glaze evenly on the warm cake and let it sit for one or 2 hours.
Delicious orange marmalade coffee cake is ready to serve. Cut it into slices and serve.
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