The photo shows cherry madeira cake and lemon madeira, already tasted!
The Lemon Madeira is a variation with a tablespoon of lemon juice instead of the tepid water and some grated lemon rind added to the mixture, and this is a tangier less sweet tasting cake than the Cherry, but equally yummy!
Cherry Madeira Cake
- 12oz/375gm self-raising flour ( or plain flour and 2-3 teaspoons baking powder)
- 8oz/225gm butter
- 8oz/225gm sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
- 2-3 tablespoons tepid water
- 200gm glacé cherries if making cherry cake