About this recipe:Brown sugar and buttermilk give delightful flavour to this no-fuss quick cake. Nuts provide the tasty crunch.
220g dark brown soft sugar
2 tablespoons butter, melted
250g plain flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
60g chopped nuts
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:45min › Ready in:55min
In a mixing bowl, beat the egg. Gradually beat in brown sugar and butter. Combine flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt; add to egg mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat just until moistened. Stir in nuts.
Pour into a greased 23x13cm loaf tin. Bake at 180 C / Gas mark 4 for 45-55 minutes or until a skewer inserted near the centre comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from tin to a wire rack.
Lovely light tea cake that tasted great just as it was without any additionas. The flavour of the buttermilk and the brown sugar comes through for a great taste. Good with afternoon tea or in a lunch box. - 15 Oct 2012