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What you need:

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 225g/8oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 170g/6oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Goodall's Vanilla Extract

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/300°C/Gas 2. Line 15cm/6" round deep cake tin with a double layer of greaseproof paper.
  2. Sieve the flour into a bowl and add all the other ingredients.
  3. Gently beat using a low setting on mixer. When combined, increase speed and beat for one minute.
  4. Spoon mixture into the prepared baking tin and smooth the top.
  5. Bake in the centre of oven for 1hr 10mins. Test cake by lightly pressing the centre. If baked, it should spring back and the top should be golden brown. To be extra sure, insert a skewer or knife and if it comes out clean, the cake is cooked.
  6. Leave in tin for about 15 minutes, then turn onto a wire tray to cool. When completely cold, wrap in greaseproof paper and store in a cool, dry place.
madeira cake

Madeira Cake

Category

Self Raising Flour

Cook Time

1hr 10mins

What you need:

  • 225g/8oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 225g/8oz Shamrock Golden Caster Sugar
  • 170g/6oz Butter (room temperature)
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Goodall's Vanilla Extract

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/300°C/Gas 2. Line 15cm/6" round deep cake tin with a double layer of greaseproof paper.
  2. Sieve the flour into a bowl and add all the other ingredients.
  3. Gently beat using a low setting on mixer. When combined, increase speed and beat for one minute.
  4. Spoon mixture into the prepared baking tin and smooth the top.
  5. Bake in the centre of oven for 1hr 10mins. Test cake by lightly pressing the centre. If baked, it should spring back and the top should be golden brown. To be extra sure, insert a skewer or knife and if it comes out clean, the cake is cooked.
  6. Leave in tin for about 15 minutes, then turn onto a wire tray to cool. When completely cold, wrap in greaseproof paper and store in a cool, dry place.
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