www.odlums.ie /recipes/porter-cake/

What you need:

  • 450g/1lb Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 level teaspoon Odlums Baking Powder
  • 1 level teaspoon Goodall's Mixed Spice
  • 225g/8oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 225g/8oz Butter
  • 450g/1lb Shamrock Sultanas
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Mixed Peel
  • 300ml/½pt Stout
  • 2 Eggs, beaten

How to:

  1. Preheat oven 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  2. Line a 20cm/8" round cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder and mixed spice into a bowl and add the sugar.
  4. Rub in the butter and add the fruit and mix.
  5. Add the stout to the beaten eggs and add to fruit mixture.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Transfer to the prepared tin and bake for approximately 2 hours.
  8. Place on a low shelf position in the oven.

Note

  • Check cake after 1 hour and if it is browning too quickly, cover with a double layer of greaseproof paper until baked
PorCak

Porter Cake

Category

Cakes

Cook Time

2 hours

What you need:

  • 450g/1lb Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 level teaspoon Odlums Baking Powder
  • 1 level teaspoon Goodall's Mixed Spice
  • 225g/8oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 225g/8oz Butter
  • 450g/1lb Shamrock Sultanas
  • 125g/4oz Shamrock Mixed Peel
  • 300ml/½pt Stout
  • 2 Eggs, beaten

How to:

  1. Preheat oven 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
  2. Line a 20cm/8" round cake tin with greaseproof paper.
  3. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder and mixed spice into a bowl and add the sugar.
  4. Rub in the butter and add the fruit and mix.
  5. Add the stout to the beaten eggs and add to fruit mixture.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Transfer to the prepared tin and bake for approximately 2 hours.
  8. Place on a low shelf position in the oven.

Note

  • Check cake after 1 hour and if it is browning too quickly, cover with a double layer of greaseproof paper until baked
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