Caraway Cake

Caraway Cake


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About this recipe: A lovely all butter sponge infused with the delicate flavour of caraway.


Serves: 10 

  • butter for greasing
  • 300g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • salt to taste
  • 125g butter, softened
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seed
  • 1 egg
  • 125ml milk

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease and flour the bottom and sides of a 20cm sandwich tin with butter.
  2. Sift together flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. Cream 125g butter and sugar together. Mix in caraway seeds and egg. Add flour mixture and milk, beating well. Pour batter into prepared tin.
  4. Bake for about 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool.

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Reviews (2)


great and family love thanks if you want a stronger taste of caraway crush half a teaspoon in a pestle and mortar the flavour becomes intense but not for children (too strong) - 02 Nov 2011


Too much flour so the cake is very dry and more like bread. Not the buttery sponge I was looking forward to at all - 18 Aug 2010

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