Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
16th - 22nd
October 2017

Somerset Cider Cakes

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Cooking time: 
1-2 hours
Preparation time: 
15-30 minutes
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Ingredients: 
  • 4 tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs (not straight from the fridge but at room temperature)
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • half a nutmeg grated
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 8 fluid oz dry cider
Method: 
  1. In a large basin cream the sugar and butter together using a wooden spoon until the mixture is light in colour and fluffy in texture.
  2. Break the eggs into a separate basin and beat them.
  3. Beat the eggs into the sugar and butter mix.
  4. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and nutmeg together and fold into the butter and sugar mix.
  5. Slowly stir in the cider.
  6. Bake in a well greased 7 inch tin at 190°C for 1 - 1 1/2 hours.