Cake & Cookie Recipes > Cherry and Lemon Cake

How to make cherry and lemon cake:
A zesty sweet cake to try.


8oz flour with 1 teaspoon baking powder added
4oz butter
4oz granulated sugar
2oz glace cherries cut into quarters and dusted with flour
2oz candid peel
grated rind of half lemon
2 eggs
1/3 breakfast cup of milk
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Beat the eggs well.
- Cream the sugar and butter until very soft.
- Add the cherries.
- Add a little flour and egg alternately, beating well.
- Stir in the grated rind, the peel.
- Add the milk and mix well.
- Turn into a well-greased tin.
- Bake for 1 – 1 1/2 hours at 180 degrees Centigrade.
- When ready the cake should be firm to the touch.