This classic madeira cake recipe is great for making delicious sponges for birthday and occasion cakes.

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You will need

7" Round Cake Tin

175g butter or margarine

175g caster sugar

3 medium eggs

225g plain flour

1½ level tspns baking powder

1 Lemon Rind (Grated)


Optional Extras:




Step 1

Pre­heat oven to 160 degrees and line 7”cake tin with baking parchment.

Step 2

Place all the ingredients into a bowl, and beat until light and fluffy.

Step 3

Place into tin and smooth the top. Bake for approx. 1½ hrs. remove from oven, and cool on a wire cooling rack

Wrap in greaseproof paper until required.

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