Seed Cake

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Oct. 12, 2012

An easy, delicious recipe for Seed Cake - a traditional English tea cake, delicately scented with aromatic caraway seeds. Perfect at any time of day with a good cup of tea, in the traditional English style!


Butter 180 Gram
Caster sugar 180 Gram
Self rising flour 180 Gram
Eggs 3
Caraway seeds 25 Gram



1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius.


2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and the sugar together.

3. In another bowl, crack the eggs and whisk together before beating into butter and sugar a little bit at a time.

4. Add the flour and fold in to the mix before finally adding in the caraway seeds and stirring in.

5. Transfer the mixture to a suitably sized, greased and floured tin before placing into the oven for 25-30 minutes until nice and golden brown, and you can stick a skewer in and pull it out clean.

6. Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the tin for 10 minutes or so before turning out.


7. Slice and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 16

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 182Calories from Fat 90

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 163 mg6.79%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 11 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet