Cake & Cookie Recipes > Mount Pleasant Cake

How to make Mount Pleasant cake:
The name makes one think that this cake might be popular with postal workers. Any ideas?


6oz caster/superfine sugar
4oz butter
2oz self-raising flour
2oz ground rice
1oz corn flour
1oz ground almonds
2 eggs
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
- Beat in the eggs.
- Mix in all the other ingredients.
- Turn into a well-greased square tin about 7 x 7 x 3 inch.
- Lightly sprinkle the top of the cake with caster sugar.
- Bake at 180oC until firm to the touch.