Easter Tree Cake

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Appears in
A Year in a Scots Kitchen

By Catherine Brown

Published 1996

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A ring-mould shape is used to make this dense, richly-flavoured sponge cake which can become a base for the Easter Tree, or it can be simply decorated with spring flowers. It’s made using a quick-and-easy sponge method which dispenses with lengthy creaming and produces as good, if not a better, result.


  • 115 g packet of white chocolate drops
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 75


Preheat the oven to gas mark 4/180C/350F. Grease and flour a 1.5 litre ( pint