Yuzu Butter Cake

Yuzu butter cakes are always simple yet delicious, and for many of us, a part of our growing up days. We’ve come up with a recipe twist for this classic treat, paired with the freshness of yuzu juice from MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH!

The key to infusing the cake with the taste of yuzu is to mix the juice into the batter, and at the same time, create a flavorful glaze for it to really bring out its taste. Perfect for that afternoon pampering on a lazy weekend.

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  • Servings: 4

  • Time: 20 min

  • Skill: Easy


  1. 1 tbsp MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH yuzu juice

  2. 50g butter

  3. 50g caster sugar

  4. 50g self raising flour

  5. 1 egg

  6. 1 orange for zest

  7. fresh mint for garnish

  8. Glaze

  9. 50g icing sugar

  10. 2-3 tbsp MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH yuzu juice


  1. Preheat oven at 180°C

  2. Coat 4 inch cake tin with butter

  3. Next dust with plain flour and shake off excess

  4. Cream 50g butter with 50g caster sugar until colour turns pale

  5. Add 1 egg and 1 tbsp MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH yuzu juice

  6. Sift and mix in 50g self raising flour

  7. Grate half a orange for zest

  8. Mix well and transfer to cake tin

  9. Give the tin a few knocks to get rid of air bubbles

  10. Bake in 180°C oven for 15-20 mins

  11. Mix 50g icing sugar with 2-3 tbsp MARIGOLD PEEL FRESH yuzu juice to make glaze

  12. Remove cake from oven

  13. Let it cool down then remove cake ring

  14. Pour yuzu glaze over cake

  15. Garnish with mint leaves