Sultana Cake

Sultana Cake


This gorgeous sultana cake recipe never goes out of fashion. You’ll need some butter, eggs, caster sugar, vanilla, self-raising flour, and sultanas. If you don’t have a big old packet of sultanas, two little snack-sized boxes will do nicely.


  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 100 grams of butter
  • 3/4 cup sultanas
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence


  1. Pre-heat oven at 180 degrees C.
  2. Cream butter and sugar. Then beat in eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition.
  3. Stir in sultanas, lemon zest and essence. Mix in sifted flours and milk, mix until combined.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared tin or cupcake papers.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes if cake, 15 minutes if cupcakes.
  6. Once cool dust with icing sugar if desired.