Chocolate and orange loaf
serves 8 to 10
Spelt flour, sifted
eggs, medium size
Zest of one orange
juice from one orange
Preheat the oven to 190C Grease a 900 g loaf tine and line with baking paper
Mix flour and baking powder
Beat the soft butter and sugar until pale and add flour/baking powder, zest and juice and mix well. If the dough is too stiff add a bit of milk.
Turn the mixture into the tin and bake for 45 to 60 min until well risen and the top springs back when lightly pressed with a finger.
Leave to cool in the tin, then turn out and remove the paper.
for the icing mix 50g of butter with 25 g of cocoa powder, 2-3 tbsp orange juice and 100 icing sugar and mix well.
Spread the icing evenly over the top of the cake and serve in slices