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Crunchy Cider Cake

Ingredients
For the cake:
  Self-raising flour 1⁄2 Pound
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Ounce
  Castor sugar 3 Ounce
  Grated lemon rind 1
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sweet cider 1⁄4 Pint
For the topping:
  Self-raising flour 1 Ounce
  Soft brown sugar 2 Ounce
  Butter 1 Ounce, melted
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375F.
2) Grease a detatchable cake tin and line with greased non-stick parchment paper.

MAKING
3) Into a bowl, sift the flour and baking powder. Add in pieces of butter. Mix to get a crumbly mixture.
4) Add in sugar and lemon rind. Next, add in egg and cider. Stir to mix all well.
5) Transfer the mixture to the cake tin, smoothening the top.
6) For the topping, mix flour and sugar in a bowl. Add in melted butter and mix well to get a crumbly mixture.
7) Bake the cake for 40 minutes till it turns golden brown.
8) Let the cake cool for 5 minutes in its tin itself. Unmould it onto a wire rack and take off the paper lining.Let cool down completely.
9) Freeze the cake, if you want, at this stage. Wrap the cake in cling film and then in a freezer bag. Freeze till use.

SERVING
10) Serve the Crunchy Cider Cake sprinkled with icing sugar.
11) To thaw the frozen cake, let thaw at room tempertaure for 4 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Drink: 
Alcohol
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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