The easiest cake you'll ever make

BBC Good Food ME|March 2020

The easiest cake you'll ever make
Each month, Good Food legend Orlando Murrin shares an easy recipe that dramatically over-delivers
Orlando Murrin

There are two mysterious things about this cake. The first is a secret ingredient. I’ve made a few cakes over the years with unlikely ingredients – mayonnaise and beetroot, for instance – but I’m not sure that they add much. Everyone who samples this cake, however, will be amazed, not just by its zesty flavour but its moistness and lightness too. The secret is marmalade.

The second mystery is how such an easy method – just mix in a saucepan and bake – results in such a fine cake. If only everything in life were as simple.

Sticky chocolate cake


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March 2020