Friday, 7 November 2014

Cherry and Mixed Peel Madeira Cake


190g butter
190g caster sugar
4 eggs
300g self raising flour
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
90g glace cherries
60g mixed peel


  1. Preheat oven to 170C or Gas Mark 3-4.
  2. Cream the sugar and butter together.
  3. Wash, dry and roll the cherries in the flour.
  4. Slowly add the beaten eggs with a tablespoonful of flour to the mix, whilst continually stirring together.
  5. Add the essence and the rest of the flour and mix well.
  6. Add the cherries and mixed peel and again mix well.
  7. Place into a greased cake tin (square, round or rectangular) and place in the middle of the oven.
  8. Bake for 75-90 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.
  9. Cool for 5 minutes, then remove from tin and place on a wire cooling rack.

NB to ensure the cake is cooked through, stick a skewer into the middle of the cake and it should come out clean.

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