Sand Cake Recipe

Sand Cake Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 20 cm/8 in cake

75 g/3 oz/⅓ cup butter or margarine, softened

75 g/3 oz/⅓ cup caster (superfine) sugar

2 eggs, lightly beaten

100 g/4 oz/1 cup cornflour (cornstarch)

25 g/1 oz/ cup plain (all-purpose) flour

5 ml/2 oz/ cup chopped mixed nuts

Method:

Cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs, then fold in the cornflour, flour and baking powder. Spoon the mixture into a greased 20 cm/8 in sqare cake tin (pan) and sprinkle with the chopped nuts. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C/350F/gas mark 4 for 1 hour until springy to the touch.

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