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Nov 18

Christmas Cake Hug

Affectionately called 'cake hug' because this recipe has been used over the years to bake for people in need of a little TLC. Simple and sweet, this cake is perfect as a Christmas gift or to share with friends and family during the festive season.


250g butter (room temperature), chopped into small pieces

4 cups self-raising flour

2 1/2 cups sugar

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

4 eggs

2 cups milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cinnamon sugar for sprinkling

Cooking Method

Step 1. Preheat oven to 180C

Step 2. Combine all ingredients, except cinnamon sugar, in bowl of mixer.

Step 3. Beat for 5 minutes.

Step 4. Bake for 40 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean.

Step 5. As soon as it comes out of the oven, sprinkle liberally with cinnamon sugar.

Delia and Ronnit from Better Together Kitchen have been supporting The One Box program since 2017. This recipe is from their first cookbook which features a collection of their most loved recipes, the ones they make at home every night. For more information, visit the Better Together Kitchen website here. 

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