Orange & Sultana Madeira Cake

Yields: 10 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 45 Mins Total Time: 1 Hr

This Madeira cake recipe is very easy to make, delicious and trusted! This is not the most traditional recipe but it is light, soft, moist with a firm texture – made using oil instead of butter. Perfect for everyday baking or can be decorated for occasions.


0/9 Ingredients
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0/4 Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C Fan/Gas Mark 6 - grease and line a 23cm springform cake tin.
  • Place the sugar, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, orange juice, zest and eggs into a mixer and mix for 2-3 minutes on medium speed, until well combined. Now add the sultanas and mix through.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into the mixture and gently fold through until fully combined. Pour into the prepared cake tin.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes, until golden and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Leave to cool for 5 minutes and then place on a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!


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