Dessert Recipes

Kumquat Ginger Cake

March 23, 2021

Yield
Serves 4
Prep Time
20mins
Cook Time
25mins
Difficulty Level
3 / 5

Thanks to their spongy rinds, kumquats make a common appearance in desserts, preserves and jams, especially during Chinese New Year. If you have some at home, consider popping them into our fitting sponge cake recipe. We even added ginger, orange juice and cream cheese for maximum fragrance and flavour!

Ingredients

TOPPING

Steps

01.

Combine all dry ingredients, including flour, baking powder, salt and ground ginger. Sift.

02.

In a separate bowl, mix yoghurt with sugar and eggs. Whisk together with canola oil and orange juice.

03.

Add flour mixture to wet ingredients portion by portion to ensure it is well combined.

04.

Pour mixture into a cake pan lined with baking paper.

TOPPING

01.

Combine kumquat slices with grated ginger and sugar to coat.

02.

On the cake mixture, spread cream cheese evenly and gently with a spatula. Arrange kumquat slices on top. Bake.

03.

Cool and serve. Sprinkle icing sugar, if you’d like.