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Cherry Madeira Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword Baking, Cakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 8 slices


  • 175 g butter
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 150 g glace cherries
  • 2 tsp milk


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees. Place your glace cherries into a spoonful of flour. (stops sinkage) Pop a liner in to the loaf tin
  • Mix the butter and sugar together until fully incorporated the add the eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Then add the flour, baking powder and milk and mix until fully incorporated. Then add the cherries and stir these through the mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into the liner and pop the tin into the oven.