Irish Caraway Seed Cake


Difficulty:Easy
Prep Time:15 Minutes
Cook Time:1 Hours
Serves:4 approx

Nutritional Information

A variation of Madeira cake (similar to pound cake) that is light and flaky. This cake is just sweet enough to be a perfect treat with an afternoon cup of tea or an on-the-go snack.

Ingredients

  • 12 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp ground almonds (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp caraway seeds

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • 2. Grease and line 7 inch cake pan with parchment paper
  • 3. Cream butter and sugar together until very soft and light. Beat eggs and gradually add into creamed butter mixture, beating constantly.
  • 4. Sift flour and baking powder together; add caraway and almonds (if using).
  • 5. Add gradually into creamed mixture, beating constantly
  • 6. Pour mixture into pan
  • 7. Sprinkle a little caraway seeds on top
  • 8. Bake 50-60 minutes
  • 9. Flip out of baking pan, remove paper, allow to cool on a wire rack

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