Champagne Cake

Champagne Cake


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About this recipe: This is a very simple cake made with a very special ingredient: champagne. Of course, you can use sparkling wine of any sort. This is a lovely cake to make into layers for a special occasion - works well as a wedding or anniversary cake.


Serves: 14 

  • 350g plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 150g butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 180ml champagne
  • 6 egg whites

Prep:40min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Butter a 25cm round cake tin.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until very light and fluffy. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together, and then blend into creamed mixture alternately with champagne.
  3. In a large clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of the whites into cake mixture to lighten it, then fold in remaining egg whites. Pour into prepared tin.
  4. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.

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Easy cake tastes delicious every time. I use the rest of the wine in butter cream filling adds bubbles to make it even more special - 14 Dec 2015

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