Dot's Madeira Cake

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Recipe by Jen T

This was given to me many years ago by an English lady who was the cook at the Maternity Hospital where I had 2 of my daughters and where I later nurse aided. I always think of her when I make it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together the butter & sugar until light and fluffy with an electric mixer.
  2. Add eggs and cornflour and beat for 6 minutes on medium speed.
  3. Fold in the baking powder.
  4. Pour into a greased & lined reasonably deep 8" tin.
  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes at 350'F.
  6. Remove from oven when a cake tester comes out clean.
  7. Stand for 10 minutes before removing from tin.
  8. Enjoy with a nice cup of tea or coffee.
  9. OPTIONAL: A larger cake can be made by increasing butter, sugar and cornflour to 9oz each and bake in a 10" tin.

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