Cherry and Sultana Madeira Style Cake

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This light and moist cherry madeira cake recipe is a wonderful zesty twist filled with glacé cherries, sultanas and lemon curd and is sure to impress friends and family.

  • 40 MinTotal Time
  • 10Ingredients
  • 12Servings

This light and moist cherry madeira cake recipe is a wonderful zesty twist filled with glacé cherries, sultanas and lemon curd and is sure to impress friends and family.

Ingredients

      Cake

    • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Velvety Vanilla Cake Mix
    • 3 medium free range eggs
    • 90 ml vegetable oil
    • 180 ml water
    • Zest of 1 lemon
    • 150 g glacé cherries, chopped
    • 100 g sultanas
    • Topping and Filling

    • 1 tub Betty Crocker Vanilla Buttercream Style Icing
    • 100 g lemon curd
    • 150 g glacé cherries, halved

    Method

    • Preheatyour oven to 180°C (160°C for fan assisted ovens) / Gas Mark 4.
    • MixThe eggs, oil, water and Classic Vanilla Cake Mix gently together and whisk (by hand or electric mixer) for 2-3 minutes until smooth and creamy. Fold in the lemon zest, cherries and sultanas.
    • Pourthe cake mixture evenly into your two greased cake tins.
    • Addthe cinnamon to the Betty Crocker™ Vanilla Buttercream Style Icing and mix.
    • Bakein the centre of the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean, then cool on a wire rack.
    • Iceone cake with ½ the buttercream icing. Sandwich together with the other cake and cover the top of the cake with the remaining icing. Using the palette knife gently create swirls on the top.
    • Decoratewith the whole walnuts around in a circle and scatter the chopped walnuts around and about.