• 250g Plain Flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 150g soft butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ tbsp caraway seeds
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 ½ tbsp orange zest
  • Oven temperature: 180C / 350F

Cooking time: 50 minutes or until skewer comes out clean


  • Turn the oven on to 180C / 350F
  • Grease and line with grease proof paper a 1LB loaf tin
  • In a bowl sift together the flour, baking powder and salt
  • In a separate mixing bowl, add the sugar and butter (soft) and cream together until they are a pale color. Add in the eggs one at a time and add in the vanilla extract and orange zest ensuring it is mixed thoroughly
  • Add in the dry ingredients a bit at a time and alternate adding in the milk until all the ingredients are added.
  • Gently stir in the caraway seeds
  • Using a spatula, spoon the mixture into the greased 1LB loaf tin and bake for 50 minutes or until cooked
  • Once ready remove from the oven and leave in the tin for a further 10 minutes. Remove and place on a wire rack to cool
  • Serve in slices and if desired spread with butter