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    Ovaltine Cake

    Ovaltine Cake. Photo by French Tart

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    1 hrs

    Bromleygirl's Note:

    My mother's war-time recipe afternoon tea cake. No egg or butter used!. Moist and sticky,with a nice crust- delicious when buttered. All masurments are UK.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    loaf

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pre-heat oven to 350.
    2. 2
      Sieve flour, salt and baking soda together.
    3. 3
      Stir in Ovaltine and raisins.
    4. 4
      Fold in milk gently until completely combined.
    5. 5
      Pour into a lightly greased 1lb loaf tin.
    6. 6
      Cook for approximately an hour.
    7. 7
      Test with a skewer and leave to cool slightly in the tin before serving.
    8. 8
      Can be frozen in slices when cold and toasted to defrost.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 24, 2012

      55

      This is delicious! I came across this when I was trying to find a way to use up some Ovaltine. More of a tea bread than a cake it is amazing with loads of butter and a cup of tea. I wasn't sure if the recipe called for caster sugar so I used dark brown sugar instead and also chucked in some chopped hazelnuts and it worked well. I have eaten half the loaf already and can't see the rest lasting the day. Thank you!

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    • on December 04, 2011

      55

      5 stars all the way. I used plain Ovaltine- not the chocolate flavored one usually found here in the US. Nice crust-took about 42 minutes in my oven. Tasted great warm with butter and a cup of tea. Love the history behind the recipe too. My cake looks exactly like the pictures which are awesome by French Tart.

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    • on March 30, 2009

      I love Ovaltine but the idea of baking with it is brand new. This cake was absolutely delicious. I did add an extra heaping tablespoon of Ovaltine. The only reason I didn't rate this is due to baking time. I checked my loaf after 35 minutes because I wanted to sprinkle Ovaltine on top, but when I took it out of the oven, it was already slightly overcooked and starting to burn. I did use a smaller convection oven, so this probably had an effect on the cooking time. Nevertheless, this is yummy in my tummy :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Ovaltine Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (561 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1279.8
     
    Calories from Fat 101
    93%
    Total Fat 11.2 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 6.1 g
    30%
    Cholesterol 34.1 mg
    11%
    Sodium 3155.3 mg
    131%
    Total Carbohydrate 270.9 g
    90%
    Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
    27%
    Sugars 122.4 g
    489%
    Protein 26.9 g
    53%

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