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Top with fresh strawberries or any of your favourite fruit for a sweet and delicious treat

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    Prep Time: 20 Min
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    Cooking Time: 25 Min
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    Difficulty: Medium
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    Makes: 1 Cake


  • 4 oz. Homepride self-raising flour
  • 4 oz. white sugar
  • 2-3 oz. butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 pint of milk (skimmed or whole)
  • A little grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 Ib. strawberries
  • 1/4 pint of cream
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1. Sieve the sugar and add a little lemon rind.
2. Put the butter in a warm basin, beat until light.
3. Add the flavoured sugar and beat again.
4. Beat in the egg, stir in the flour and milk, beat well.
5. Bake in 2 prepared sandwich tins for 25 minutes in a moderate oven.
6. When firm turn out and leave to cool.
7. Whip and sweeten the cream with a little sugar.
8. Husk the strawberries and slice them with a knife.
9. Spread a layer of cream on one cake and a layer of strawberries on top.
10. Place the other cake over these.
11. Spread the rest of the cream and fruit and a few whole or halved strawberries.