Queen Cakes

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Renee14

Tasty pastries. can be taken as a quick snack or for tea.

Top Review by Countrywife

Great little recipie! I got two medium sized cupcakes, just enough for me this afternoon. Years ago I read about queen cakes somewhere. Was it a Mary Poppins story? Maybe Elizabeth Goudge... There was no sugar specified, so I used two tablespoons, and it wasn't quite emough; three tbsp or even a quarter cup next time. They had a moist, light crumb with a kind of crispy crust. I loved the texture. I used just under 1/2 cup of flour 'cause my kitchen scale gave up the ghost and a tbsp milk since the egg wasn't quite enough moiature for that amount of flour. Great flavor and I love the texture. Thanks Renee and Mum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C Grease a patty tin or use paper cups.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder.
  3. Cream fat and sugar until mixture is light and creamy. Add in vanilla essence.
  4. Beat egg and add it gradually to the mixture, beating well after each addition.
  5. Fold in the sifted flour with a metal spoon.
  6. Add a little milk if necessary to give it a soft dropping consistency.
  7. Mix in the raisins.
  8. Fill greased patty tin or paper cups half full with the mixture.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes.

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