Irish Tea Cake

Irish Tea Cake

101 Reviews 13 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    50 m
Cindy
Recipe by  Cindy

“This is a simple butter cake that is great with tea or coffee. Easy to make, pretty and very delicious.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch round cake

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch round pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the batter alternately with the milk. If the batter is too stiff, a tablespoon or two of milk may be added. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack, then turn out onto a serving plate. Dust with confectioners' sugar right before serving.

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Reviews (101)

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NOVICE1
43

NOVICE1

Very good cake! Everyone thought it was shortcake for the strawberries. We were in a hurry--we used an electric mixer, and the cake was done within an hour. We doubled the recipe and used two nonstick pans-one greased with pam, one ungreased. Only the one in the greased pan came out cleanly. Make sure your pans are very well greased.

STARFLOWER
41

STARFLOWER

Loved it! Similar to a sponge or crumb cake. Delicious even using margarine instead of butter. Make sure to beat the sugar/butter (or margarine) for a long time to incorporate air - it makes the cake come out light and fluffy (do not beat to much after adding flour though). Added only 1 Tb more milk. My husband said he "couldn't stop eating it." It is plenty sweet - sweetness just right. Baked it in a sprayed 8" sq glass pan - still gooey at 30 mins so I baked it 10 mins more (40 mins total). Will make this again!

EJLOWN
34

EJLOWN

A very good cake to enjoy with coffee or tea. A word of warning: this cake needs parchment paper lining. I didn't use it the first time and it stuck to the pan.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (10 total)

  • Calories
  • 273 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs
  • 40.6 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 273 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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