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Grown up jaffa cake

Our giant-size jaffa cake recipe is topped with zesty orange marmalade, jelly and rich dark chocolate ganache

Our giant-size jaffa cake recipe is topped with zesty orange marmalade, jelly and rich dark chocolate ganache

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Cooking Time

Cook: 4 Hours 5 Mins

Cooking Time

Serves: 18

Cooking Time

Price: 10p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 38g serving contains

Energy
548kj
131kcal
7%
Fat
6.1g
Med
9%
Saturates
3.3g
High
17%
Sugars
13.7g
High
15%
Salt
0.04g
Low
1%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
1442kj/345kcal

Ingredients

1 pack Hartley's Orange Flavour Jelly

2 large eggs

125g caster sugar

115g plain flour

65g orange marmalade

85g Chosen by you Dark Chocolate (50% cocoa solids), chopped into bits

125ml double cream

Method

1
Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Grease a 20cm sandwich tin. Line the base with baking paper. Dampen a 14cm round cake tin and line with cling film.
2
Dissolve the jelly in 450ml boiling water. Cool, then pour into the cake tin to about 1cm deep. (You will have some left over.) Chill for at least 3 hours, until set.
3
Quarter-fill a large pan with water and heat to a simmer. Put the eggs and sugar in a large bowl, then stand it over the pan - make sure the base doesn’t touch the water.
4
Whisk with an electric hand-mixer until thick and mousse-like - when you lift the beaters out, they should leave a trail in the mixture.
5
Take the bowl off the heat and whisk for another minute. Sift the flour into the bowl, then fold into the mixture – try not to knock out the air you’ve whisked in.
6
Transfer to the cake tin. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the top springs back when pressed. Cool on a wire rack.
7
Put the chocolate in a bowl. Heat the cream in a pan until hot but not quite boiling. Pour over the chocolate and stir until melted. Cool, then chill until spreadable but not solid.
8
Spread the marmalade on the cake. Lift the jelly out on the cling film and fip it over to sit on top. Spread the chocolate over the jelly and halfway down the cake. Leave to set before serving.