Seed Cake


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A sweet sponge cake recipe, Seed cake is traditionally prepared with caraway seeds or poppy seeds which are powdered and then added to the cake batter. The seeds impart a lovely taste and texture to the cake recipe and is even quite easy to bake.

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Seed Cake recipe - How to make Seed Cake


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1/2 kg (500 grams) plain flour (maida)
1/2 kg (500 grams) butter
1/2 kg (500 grams) sugar
15 big or 20 small eggs
2 tsp levelled, baking powder (should be mixed into the Maida & kept ready.)
5 gms cake seeds
a pinch of salt

  1. Churn butter first till light & fluffy. add sugar & continue to churn for 1 hour., add beaten eggs & continue to churn, add the maida that has the baking powder mixed - & continue to churn (mix well) for another ½ an hr. to avoid lumps., add cake seeds - mix well - pour into greased trays & bake.
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  3. Sugar should be powdered on the mixie for all cakes. eggs should be beaten well on the mixie too.

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This recipe was contributed by pearlie on 28 Feb 2004

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