British Recipes > Cumberland Sand Cake

How to make Cumberland sand cake:
A rich, moist cake with a hint of lemon flavor.


4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons corn flour/starch
1 teaspoon baking powder/soda
a little lemon essence
4 tablespoons caster/superfine sugar
1 tablespoon plain flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten
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- Cream the butter and sugar together.
- Add lemon essence, eggs, corn flour/starch, plain flour and baking powder/soda.
- Mix well and bake in a moderate oven 160oc/325of/gas mark 3 in a well greased, lined tin for about 20-25minutes until raised.
- Allow to cool.