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Easy buttery madeira cake recipes

Easy Buttery Madeira Cake Recipe

This classic Victorian easy buttery Madeira cake recipe is a simple sponge loaf cake with a hint of lemon flavor . Deliciously classic with the perfect balance of sweetness and flavor. Developed by our master baker, this brilliant delicious easy Madeira cake recipes will not disappoint. To make this loaf cake you will either 8 inch round cake pan or loaf cake pan.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Servings 10 slices


  • 12 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour plus extra for dusting
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp ½baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp natural lemon extract


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Grease the cake or loaf pan with butter and dust with some flour.
  • Place the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl with paddle attachment and cream them both together until creamy and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add in the eggs one at a time and continue mixing until very well combined
  • Slowly sift in the flour with the baking powder, and salt.
  • Add in the lemon extract and continue mixing until batter is smooth and shiny
  • deposit the batter into the cake or loaf pan about 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until skewer comes out dry.
  • Once cake is baked, let cool in cake pan for 2-3 minutes then remove and place on wire rack for cooling.
  • Easy buttery madeira cake recipes
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