Cinnamon Tea Cake

Cinnamon Tea Cake created by GaylaJ

This is an old family favourite. I love it because it's quick and easy to whip up and it can be eaten warm - so you don't even have to wait for it to cool - perfect for unexpected guests! It only makes a fairly small cake - but quite enough for morning or afternoon tea - and it's nicer eaten fresh and warm from the oven. This recipe is from my Bible of cooking, Margaret Fulton's Encyclopedia of Food and Cookery.

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  • Preheat oven to 180C (fan-forced) or 190C standard.
  • Grease an 18cm (7") shallow cake tin OR a similar sized ring (bundt) tin - I prefer the latter.
  • Add a very small pinch of salt to the egg white and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Add egg yolk, then gradually beat in the sugar.
  • Mix together the milk and vanilla and add a little at a time, beating continuously.
  • Using a wooden spoon (or beaters on low speed) gently stir in the flour and the melted butter.
  • Pour batter into prepared cake tin.
  • Place on the centre shelf of the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked.
  • Remove from oven and invert cake onto a plate.
  • Using a pastry brush, gently paint all over with melted butter.
  • Mix together sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle over cake.
  • Serve warm or cold.
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"This is an old family favourite. I love it because it's quick and easy to whip up and it can be eaten warm - so you don't even have to wait for it to cool - perfect for unexpected guests! It only makes a fairly small cake - but quite enough for morning or afternoon tea - and it's nicer eaten fresh and warm from the oven. This recipe is from my Bible of cooking, Margaret Fulton's Encyclopedia of Food and Cookery."

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  1. Tealered
    Cinnamon Tea Cake Created by Tealered
  2. Tealered
    really easy to make and delicious with the cinnamon on top! i put about 1.5x the sugar/cinnamon on top because of the review that said there wasn't enough and it's great :D nom nom
  3. ImPat
    Made this for the DH and he enjoyed it and rated it as 4. It took 15 minutes at 175C in a fan forced oven. Thank you Kookaburra, will make again.
  4. Australian Wife - L
    I loved it, reminded me of what my grandma would bake when i was little. My husband wanted more cinnamon topping!! So next time half the cake will hae tripple cinnamon and my half will be the same. Very nice
  5. GaylaJ
    Cinnamon Tea Cake Created by GaylaJ
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