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Nectarine Cake


I made this duirng my recent vacation as there was an abundance of  Nectarines in Victoria Market and they were going cheap.  Nectarines can be pretty expensive in Malaysia and I took the opportunity to bake this for tea.  This cake tasted best served warm, soft and moist with a crunchy crust coupled with a slightly tangy taste of lemon. 


















Recipe for Nectarine Cake  (adapted from  'here' with slight modification)

Ingredients

  • 4 oz butter
  • 3 oz caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1  Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1.1/2  tsp grated lemon peel
  • 5 oz self raising flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Topping
  • 1.1/2  Tbsp brown sugar
  • 3/4  tsp cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 Nectarines sliced into 4 quarters
Method
  1. Grease and line a 9 inch springform pan or loaf pan.
  2. Beat butter with sugar till soft and creamy till well blended.
  3. Add in eggs one at a time, add in juice and peel.
  4. Fold in sifted flour till well combined.
  5. Spread batter evenly in the prepared pan.
  6. Arrange Nectarines on top, press lightly to adhere.
  7. Mix cinnamon and brown sugar and sprinkle on top.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 45 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature on its own or with some ice cream.



Linking this post to  Carole's Chatter - Food on Friday - Apricots and Nectarines.

Comments

  1. I love cake with fruit topping and this looks so good with a cup of tea.

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  2. This looks similar to that stone fruit cake that everyone is baking at one time, including me..:D

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    1. Now that you mention it, ya, more or less similar. I too baked the stone fruit pastry cake.

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  3. HI Cheah, I love eating freshly baked warm cake. Yours with nectarine and cinnamon sugar makes the cake even more delicious with a cuppa of hot tea.

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    1. Yes, some cakes taste much better warm and I too like to enjoy mine with plain hot tea!

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  4. A lovely cake! I once baked with nectarine and love it so much! A slice of this cake would be great with a cup of tea! Yum!

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  5. yeah, look a bit like fruit pastry cake too. This cake looks good with so much nectarine in it.

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  6. Nice..I like using nectarines or peaches for baking :)

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  7. yummy cake for tea time. i think i cant fine the nectarines here.

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    1. You can substitute with other types of fruits, e.g. apricots or peaches.

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  8. hi cheah, how are you? i've also baked with nectarine, quite nice actually.

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  9. Lovely work, Cheah! Would you be happy to link it in to the current Food on Friday over at Carole's Chatter which is creating a collection of recipes using apricots or nectarines? I do hope to see you there. There are already quite a lot of links for you to check out. Cheers

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  10. Cheah, thanks for adding this to the collection. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers

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