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Irish Tea Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Rouland
Added: Sunday, January 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract or you can use Almond
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup milk
1/4 powdered sugar for dusting only

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour a 9 inch round cake pan. In med. bowl cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time then stir in the extract of your choice. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into batter alternately with milk. If the batter is too stiff add a tablespoon or two of milk at a time. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack, then turn out onto serving plate. Using a sieve dust with powdered sugar but ONLY when the cake has cooled or else the powdered sugar will melt.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our family loves this cake! Especially my son Justin who was 5 yrs. at the time I first made it and ever since he begs me to make again and again! It makes a really good breakfast cake and I love to make it for St. Patrick's Day but add green food coloring for the kids!

 

 

 

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