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Madeira Cake

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 8 Ounce, sifted (225 Gram)
  Baking powder 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Butter/Margarine 5 Milliliter, softened (To Grease Tine, 1 Teaspoon)
  Caster sugar 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Lemon 1⁄2 , rind grated
  Eggs 3 Medium, beaten
  Milk 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon, At Room Temperature)
  Candied citrus peel 3 (Thin Slices)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Let the oven heat to 350°F (180°C/Gas 4) and grease and line an 18 cm (7 in) round tin.
2. Combine together the flour and baking powder.
MAKING
3. In a separate bowl, cream the fat, sugar and lemon rind together until light and fluffy.
4. Whisk in the eggs, a little at a time, adding 15 ml (1 tbsp) of the flour with each addition.
5. Whisk hard to incorporate plenty of air.
6. Using a metal spoon, fold in the remaining flour and then add the milk.
7. Combine together thoroughly and pour into the prepared tin.
8. Let the cake bake for 1 hour.
9. Remove out of the oven, press the strips of citrus peel lightly over the top of the cake and bake for a further 30 minutes until golden and well risen and a skewer comes out clean.
10. Remove from the oven and let it cool in the tin for at least 5 minutes before turning out on to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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1 Comment

Shirley Bushell's picture
How would this work in a 10x8 pan-I was told that a maderia cake mixture would be better for a birthday cake-would I need to increase the ingred. would appreciate your opinion. Regards Shirley