Madeira Cake

Madeira cake is a simple English cake.   Made this cake for my hubby's office party and it was a hit, they all enjoyed it.  


175 Grams Butter
125 Grams Caster sugar 

1 Teaspoon  Lemon zest 
3/4  Cup Self Raising Flour 
3/4  Cup All Purpose Flour
1/2 Teaspoon Baking powder
3 Eggs
1/2 Cup Sliced Almonds
4 Tablespoon Milk
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence


Sieve both the flours  and baking powder together. 
Beat butter and sugar till light and creamy. Add lemon rind. Start adding eggs once at a time and continue beating till the all the eggs are incorporated .Add essence  and whisk again, then add  flour and a tablespoon of milk and continue beating till the flour and milk is incorporated, add half the sliced almonds and lightly mix it.  Pour this mixture into a greased and lined baking tray bake on 180 degrees for 40 to 45 mins.

Cool and slice... enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.  

My Notes

Made a small round cake from this batter to for us to have for tea.

Labels : Cakes, United Kingdom, Almond
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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