Caraway Seed Cake

1 hour - 1 hour 5 minutes
to cook

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What you do is sift the flour into a roomy mixing bowl, lifting the sieve quite high to give the flour a good airing as it goes down, then simply add all the other ingredients.

Now, using an electric hand whisk, combine them for about 1 minute until you have a smooth creamy consistency. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin. Level off the surface with the back of a spoon, then sprinkle the demerara sugar and crushed almonds all over. Bake on a lower shelf so that the top of the tin is aligned with the centre of the oven for about 1 hour 5 minutes, or until the cake is springy in the centre.

Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

I think that this cake tastes better after a day or two, so leave it in its liner and store in a tin.

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Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4

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You will also need a Delia Online 1lb Loaf Tin (or a standard 2lb loaf tin), lined with a 1lb Bake-0-Glide loaf tin liner.  The different sizes mentioned are correct - click here for more details.

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