75g / 3oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
2 Eggs (separated)
Pinch of Salt
75g / 3oz Margarine
125g / 4oz Caster Sugar
Rind & Juice of 1 Orange
Rind & Juice of 2 Lemons
300ml / 1/2 pint Milk
Icing Sugar for dredging


  1. Preheat oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas 3. Lightly grease a 1.2 litre/2 pint deep ovenproof dish.
  2. Place the egg whites and a pinch of salt into a clean, dry bowl and beat until stiff and hold soft peaks. Leave aside while making up remaining mixture.
  3. Put the margarine and sugar into another large mixing bowl and beat well. Add the orange and lemon rinds and juices, the flour and the egg yolks and mix well.
  4. Next beat the milk into the mixture. Finally “fold” the stiffly beaten egg whites into this with a large spoon and pour into the prepared dish.
  5. Bake for about an hour or until spongy to the touch.
  6. Cool slightly and dredge icing sugar over the top.