Butter Madeira Cake

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“This is a good stand by and easy mixed in a food processor”
2hrs 55mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease lined tin with melted butter.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder into processor and add all remaining ingredients.
  3. Run machine for 20 counts.
  4. Scrape down sides.
  5. Run machine for a further 30 counts.
  6. Transfer to prepared tin and spread evenly with a spatula. Bake at 160° C for 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Leave in tin 15 minutes before turning onto a rack.
  8. VARIATIONS Seed cake = Add 2-3 tsp caraway seeds after scraping down the sides.
  9. Orange Cake = omit vanilla.
  10. Add 1 tsp orange peel.
  11. Lemon Cake = Add 1 tsp lemon peel.
  12. Chocolate Speckle Cake = Add 1 crushed Chocolate Flake Bar after scraping down sides.
  13. Raisin Cake = Add 3 oz raisins after scraping down sides.
  14. Spicy Cake = Add 2-3 tsp Mixed Spice with the other ingredients.

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