English Caraway Cake

This cake hails from Britain.

English Caraway Cake


  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C). Grease and flour the bottom and sides of an 8 inch round cake pan with 1 tablespoon softened butter or margarine.

2 Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.

3 Cream 1/2 cup butter or margarine and sugar together. Mix in caraway seeds and egg. Add flour mixture and milk, beating well. Pour batter into prepared cake pan.

4 Bake for about 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool.


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