English cake

English cake on a platter

Do you want a nutritious cake, tasty and with excellent presentation? Serve this English cake in a snack with friends, a delight!

English cake on a platter

Category: Cakes, Recipes
Cuisine: ,
Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 35 m
Total Time: 55 m
Ingredients: almond, candied fruit, eggs, flour, lemon, nuts, sugar
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  • 200 grams (about 1 cup) granulated sugar
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) candied fruit
  • 25 grams (1 ounce) nuts
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 125 grams (1/2 cup) softened margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 25 grams (1 ounce) peeled almond
  • 25 grams (1 ounce) raisins


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a loaf tin (25 x 11 centimeters with 7 centimeters high (9 3/4 x 4 1/3-inch with 2 3/4-inch-high)) with margarine and sprinkle with flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the sugar together with the lemon zest and the margarine until obtain a creamy mixture. Add the eggs and beat for 3 to 4 minutes until well incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a homogeneous and creamy mixture. After everything well beaten, fold with a spatula the candied fruit, the nuts broken into small pieces, the almond and the raisins.
  3. Pour the dough into the prepared tin and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Remove the cake from oven and unmold. Let cool completely and serve.
English cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 294
Total Fat 12 g(19%)
Saturated Fat 2 g(10%)
Cholesterol 55 mg(18%)
Sodium 134 mg(6%)
Total Carbohydrate 42.5 g(14%)
Protein 4.5 g

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