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Currant Cake
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Currant Cake

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Home made currant cake


  • 450g / 1lb Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 1 level teaspoon Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 dessertspoons Sugar
  • 50g/2oz Margarine or Butter
  • 125g/4oz Sultanas or Raisins
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 300ml / 1/4pt Milk


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Lightly dust a flat baking tray with flour.
  • STEP 2
    Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl. Add the sugar and mix well.
  • STEP 3
    Rub the margarine or butter into the dry ingredients until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the sultanas or raisins and mix through.
  • STEP 4
    Finally, add the egg and sufficient milk to make a soft dough, not too wet or sticky! Turn onto a lightly floured board and gently knead, just enough to bring the dough together.
  • STEP 5
    Transfer to the prepared baking tray and shape into a round 1 1/2” deep. Cut a cross on top and bake for about 40 minutes until golden brown.

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