Ambrosia Cake (Ambrosiakakku)

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by UmmBinat

ZWT6 Finland. "This is a simple sugar cake that goes well with a cup of tea. Most of the Finnish recipes only use candied orange peel to garnish and juice to make the glaze. I've also added grated orange zest to the cake batter to make the cake even more fragrant and tasty." Cooking time is a guess.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk eggs and sugar into a thick, pale foam.
  2. Add grated orange zest, slightly cooled melted butter, and baking powder mixed with flour.
  3. Pour the batter into a 24-26 cm buttered springform.
  4. Bake in a preheated 180 C oven until the cake is done (test by inserting a wooden toothpick in the middle of the cake - it should come out dry).
  5. Cool, transfer onto a serving tray.
  6. Mix icing sugar and orange juice into a glaze and spoon over the centre of the cake, leaving about an inch from the edges clear.
  7. Garnish with candied orange peel.

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