Remember the Rainbow citrus cake recipe I posted a couple a weeks back? Well this is how it turns out minus the melted chocolate and food colouring :
Yep, it does have a crimson tinge to it – When I got to the part of the recipe where you use the juice to pour over the cake I had a bit of a surprise : Regular orange coloured oranges sliced open to reveal a gorgeous blood red center! Now usually the ones we get over in Melbourne have a red tinge to their skin so you know what you’re in for. I thought the cake batter held an extra sweet and floral note to it other than the orange blossom – now I know why!
I fully couldn’t help myself humming the opening song from Dexter…
You can find the original recipe, along with the rainbow cake pics here : https://vincenteknight.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/and-ill-have-rainbow-with-my-cake-thanks/ Just omit the food colouring and substitute sprinkled sugar for poured melted chocolate at the end. It really doesn’t have to be w blood oranges unless you really want a crimson cake – mine was fully by surprise. I’ll be interested to see how far in the red has spread from the poured juice when I cut it tonight.