Traditional English Madeira Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 206.8
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 76.8 mg
  • Sodium: 141.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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A delicious lemon-scented cake for afternoon tea. A delicious lemon-scented cake for afternoon tea.
Number of Servings: 12


    1 c flour
    3/4 c butter
    3/4 c granulated sugar
    1 tsp baking powder
    3 eggs
    zest of half a lemon
    2 tbsp milk


Preheat oven to 350'F

Sift flour and baking powder together.

Cream butter, zest, and sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, alternating with 2 tbsp of the flour mixture. Slowly add the remaining flour, beating gently. Beat the milk into the batter.

Pour batter into a greased 9" pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Let stand in pan for 10 minutes, and then turn out onto a cooling rack.

Serving Size: Makes 12 servings.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BLUESENOUGH.

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