2. Sultana Cake

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Scottish Baking

Scottish Baking

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2016

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When I lick the bowl once I have put a sultana cake in the oven, the memory returns of being a little girl, standing on a kitchen stool and scraping every last vestige of cake batter from the bowl of Mum’s sultana cake mixture. What did Proust know, with his dry old madeleines! Give me a moist, buttery sultana cake any day!

Mum’s sultana cake – like her tea loaf, scones and pancakes – was available almost daily, ready to be decanted from the cake tins when people popped in, when it