TEA CAKE

I’ve always thought that a Tea Cake was a cake which can be made quickly just before visitors arrive and eaten fresh and warm with a cup of tea or coffee.  Cakes made like this don’t keep well and are really best eaten the day their made.

Tea Cake

TEA CAKE

  • 1 large cup self raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons custard powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons soft margarine
  • ½ cup milk

Beat on high speed 3-4 minutes.  Place mixture in large cake tin (200ml).  Bake moderate oven 180o for about 30 minutes.  Turn out while still hot and spread with butter.  Mix together 2 teaspoons coconut, 2 teaspoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon and spread on cake.

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