Cinnamon Picnic Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄4 cups sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup mixed nuts (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 125 g butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions

1 _ Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).

2 _ Mix 1/4 cup sugar with the nuts and cinnamon and set aside.

3 _ Cream the butter with the remaining sugar until light and fluffy.

4 _ Add the eggs, vanilla and lemon juice. Beat well.

5 _ Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.

6 _ Add 1/4 of the flour mix and 1/4 of the sour cream to the butter mix, beating lightly. Continue adding in 1/4's until all ingredients are combined.

7 _ Grease a 23cm square cake tin and line with paper. Pour batter into pan, sprinkle with the reserved cinnamon mixture.

8 _ Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

9 _ Let sit in pan for 10-15 minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack.

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