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Grenadian Spice cake

A simple to make and really tasty cake that has a nice bit of spice

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Makes 8-10 slices
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 75 – 90 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 cup unsalted butter – chilled, cut into tablespoon-size pieces
1 1/2 tsp grated lime zest
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground allspice
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk

Method

Preheat oven to 175 degrees C
Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan or springform baking tin
Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, set aside
In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter
Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the lime zest, nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice
Add the flour alternately with the milk, stirring after each addition
Pour batter into the prepared pan
Bake for 75 to 90 minutes in the preheated oven, until a skewer inserted comes out clean
Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a rack to cool completely

Added by: Natalie Sheridan


Tags: Cake Spices

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Looks delicious!

I would never have thought of using Lime zest with these spices in a cake.... It looks and sounds delicious x

Sooz 12 April 2019

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