Soured Milk Cake

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Doreen Randal

Our milk here sours quickly and I would rather use it than throw it away. This was given to me when I was first married by my sister-in-law It's an old favourite.

Top Review by DoubletheGarlic

I was pleasantly surprised by this cake. It is _incredibly_ moist and yet has an almost crunchy crust to it. Elegant, indeed, Woodland Hues! Simple-tasting, but still "more-ish". My changes: 2 t. malted milk powder (Horlicks) instead of cocoa, and 3 t. baking powder added to self-raising flour (instead of baking soda). I baked mine in three bread tins -- the two tins with two inches of batter for an extra ten minutes. These latter two browned very nicely in the extra time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and beat well.
  2. Add flour, cocoa, raisins and milk.
  3. Lastly add vanilla and soda dissolved in a little boiling water.
  4. Bake in moderate oven until skewer comes out clean.

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