How To Make Blackcurrant Cake

Every year I look forward to making this Blackcurrant cake. It is such a treat to grow/harvest & bake with your very own homegrown Blackcurrants.

Blackcurrant Cake recipe

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Beautiful jewels!

My day starts with a swing of my basket as I set about picking the most perfect shiny little jewels, my Blackcurrant bush has years of maturity behind it, a prolific heavy cropper, providing buckets of these beauties every year.

How To Make Blackcurrant Cake

Ingredients

  • Blackcurrants
  • Unsalted butter
  • eggs
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Plain Flour
  • Baking powder

Instructions

  • Cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add the eggs one by one, mixing in-between
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder on top, mix again

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  • Once you have a smooth batter, place the batter into a lined cake tin, sprinkle the Blackcurrants on top
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 30 minutes

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How To Store Blackcurrant Cake

Store in an airtight container for upto 5 days.

Can You freeze Blackcurrant Cake? Absolutely! Wrap in cling film and pop in a freezer bag, freeze for upto 1 month, thaw at room temperature.

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What to Serve with Blackcurrant Cake

You cannot go wrong with a lovely cup of tea! Tea and blackcurrant cake around mid afternoon…omg! You could also pair it with Ice-cream, Whipped Cream or Custard

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Blackcurrant Cake

Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 handfuls Blackcurrants
  • 75 g Unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 175 g Granulated Sugar
  • 175 g Plain Flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Instructions

  • Cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add the eggs one by one, mixing in-between
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder on top, mix again
  • Once you have a smooth batter, place the batter into a lined cake tin, sprinkle the Blackcurrants on top
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 30 minutes

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