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Chintal Kakaya’s Cinnamon And Clove Spiced Orange Madeira With Coffee Buttercream Icing.

  • BAKE: 55-60 minutes
  • SERVES: 8


Madeira Cake Mix 500g
  • Madeira Cake Mix 500g
  • Wright's Madeira Cake Mix 500g
  • Zest of 1.5 oranges
  • 3/4 Tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Pinches ground clove
  • 1 Tsp orange extract
  • 200ml water
  • 60ml vegetable oil
  • Buttercream icing:
  • 125g Butter softened at room temperature
  • 65g Sugar and crumbs coffee flavoured icing sugar
  • 60g icing sugar



1. Grease and line a 6 inch cake tin.

2. Preheat oven to 180 degree C or 160 for fan assisted.

3. In a bowl mix in the Madeira cake mix with orange zest, cinnamon, clove and orange extract, water and oil and mix to form a smooth batter.

4. Pour batter into the cake tin and place in the oven to cook for approx. 55-60 minutes.

5. To make the icing whisk all the ingredients listed under icing until you achieve a light whipped buttercream.

6. Once the cake has baked leave to cool in tin for 5 minutes before turning out on wire rack to cool completely.

7. To decorate the cake, slice the cake horizontally, spread buttercream and sandwich. Spread buttercream all over the cake with a spatula.

8. Use a knife to achieve the pattern shown.

9. Finish off with fine orange zest and a sprinkle of round cinnamon.

"Just tasted the Madeira cake with mincemeat and mixed spice although I say it myself, delicious. Moist and as always due to a high quality cake mix. Thanks for the mention on social media much appreciated looking forward to more recipe suggestions. Regards"

Sheila Brown

Deb's Tips

This cake was demonstrated within the Competition Theatre at The Cake & Bake Show, London's Earls Court October 2014. Chintal won with this particular recipe - many congrats to her. Deb the Bread

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