Madeira Cake With Lemon Essence Recipe

Madeira cake is a classic British sponge cake known for its dense yet moist texture. This recipe adds a refreshing twist with the addition of lemon essence, giving the cake a zesty and citrusy flavor. The cake is made with simple ingredients like butter, sugar, eggs, flour, and baking powder. It is perfect for afternoon tea or as a dessert. Serve it plain or with a dusting of powdered sugar for an elegant finish.

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Ingredients for Madeira Cake With Lemon Essence Recipe

  • 33.33 gram Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 33.33 gram Granulated Sugar
  • 0.67 Large Eggs
  • 0.17 teaspoon Lemon Essence
  • 33.33 gram All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • as needed Powdered Sugar, For Dusting

Directions: Madeira Cake With Lemon Essence Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a loaf pan.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 3.Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the lemon essence.
  • STEP 4.Sift the flour and baking powder into the bowl and fold gently until just combined.
  • STEP 5.Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  • STEP 6.Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • STEP 7.Remove from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • STEP 8.Once cooled, dust with powdered sugar if desired and serve.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure all the ingredients are at room temperature for better mixing and texture.
  • Do not overmix the batter after adding the flour to avoid a dense cake.
  • You can substitute lemon essence with lemon zest for a more natural flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Madeira cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the cake plain or with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh berries for a delightful dessert.
  • Enjoy a slice of this delicious cake with a cup of tea or coffee for a perfect afternoon treat.
Nutrition
value
152
calories per serving
7 g Fat5 g Protein16 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    16g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    16g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    43mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    6mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    27mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    12mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    16mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    82mg
  • Selenium
    14mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp