Sultana Cake (1)


8 oz (225g) margarine
8 oz (225g) caster sugar
2 eggs, beaten
10 oz (275g) plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
a pinch of salt
1 small tin evaporated milk
1 lb (450g) sultanas or mixed fruit


1. Cream margarine and sugar and add eggs.
2. Add flour, baking powder, salt and milk and mix well.
3. Fold in fruit and mix well.
4. Spoon mixture into a deep greased and floured 8″ cake tin.
5. Bake in a pre-heated oven 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 1 hour, then reduce to 160°C/325°F/Gas 3 for 11/2 hours.

Anne Thomson, Drumchapel, Glasgow