Better-than-Fortnums Caraway Seed Cake

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is originally an Australian Womens Weekly recipe.I sell cakes and one of my customers made the remark that led to my re-titling it as above. It is very easy to make and delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using an electric mixer beat all the ingredients together well until changed colour.
  2. Put into greased and lined 2lb (14cm x 21 cm) loaf tin.
  3. Bake at 160 C or 325 F for about 1 hour.


Most Helpful

A nice basic cake, easy to make, very nice indeed. just make sure your butter is soft and don't overwork the mixture too much or the cake will become tough. **1 week later** I've decided this cake deserves 5 stars after all as it improved with keeping, say 1 or 2 days later. MMM!

robd16 December 20, 2009

A lovely little, easy-to-make cake. Followed the recipe as written. For Americans, the measurements are: 1/2 cup or 1 stick of butter, 3/4 cup granulated sugar and 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour.

mollypaul February 15, 2009

I love the flavour of Caraway in this cake. Great recipe, all in one bowl and very easy to make.

di3214 September 22, 2007

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