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Madeira Cake Recipe

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Baking ingredients

  • 235 g unsalted butter - softened
  • 235 g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs - lightly beaten
  • 170 g self-raising flour
  • 70 g plain flour
  • 70 g ground almonds
  • 1 orange – grated rind
  • 3 tbsp squeezed orange juice


Baking Instructions:

Step 1

Pre-heat the oven to 170°C/325°F/gas mark 3.

Step 2

Grease and line a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper.

Step 3

Place the unsalted butter and caster sugar in a bowl and beat until light and fluffy.

Step 4

Add the beaten egg a little at a time, beating thoroughly between each addition.

Step 5

Sift the self-raising, plain flour and ground almonds together.

Step 6

Fold into the mixture with the orange rind and juice to make a soft dropping consistency.

Step 7

Turn the mixture into the prepared cake tin and bake for 1 to 1¼ hours or until baked.

Step 8

Leave in the tin for a few minutes, then turn out on to a cooling wire.