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02 September 2015

Madeira Cake Recipe

I'd not made a Madeira cake in quite a while but on a rainy day recently Minxy scrolled through the cook books and I was happy to see her select a recipe for one to adapt. With hints of lemon and a super soft sponge it's ideal for afternoon tea. It's also incredibly easy to make so it's ideal for children to bake themselves.
170g butter

170g caster sugar
210g self raising flour
3 eggs
Zest of 1 lemon and 1 tbsp of juice
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a loaf tin
  • Cream together the butter and sugar then mix in the eggs, zest and lemon juice
  • Sift in the flour and combine to make a smooth mixture
  • Pour into the loaf tin and cook for around 40 minutes until golden
  • Scoff!

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  1. Ooh such a simple recipe, but madeira cakes are always so yummy! Thanks for sharing :) x

  2. We love madeira cake, my son would happily live off it lol! I sometimes use orange instead of lemon, delicious too :)

  3. I do like Madeira cake - they taste so nice and aren't too sweet.

  4. I have indeed, it was Tia's birthday recently plus we tried out your two tone biscuits which we adapted slightly. You always make me so hungry lol, stop it!

  5. Maderia cakes are one of my all time favourites. I think even I (the worst baker ever!) may just be able to have a go at this!

  6. This looks delicious!!! Come and live with me please? :D x

  7. Madeira cake is one of my favourites and I love how simple it is to make. Yours looks lovely Emma, perfect for a cup of tea in the evening :) x

  8. Wow, how easy was that! I thought a maderia cake would be much harder. I'm going to be giving this a a go with the kids very soon :)

  9. I love Madeira Cake and it was actually the craving my Mum had when she was pregnant with me!

  10. This looks super delicious, will be trying this. Thanks for sharing.

  11. Fab recipe and looks great xx

  12. I need to bake more, thanks for the recipe. Looks delicious

  13. The girlfriend make's a nice madeira Cake

  14. Love Madeira cake, such a simple recipe


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