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Thermomix Recipes for TM5 and TM31 => Cakes => Topic started by: snappy on April 09, 2012, 10:50:24 am

Title: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on April 09, 2012, 10:50:24 am
This is my sons favourite cake for his lunchbox.  It's also a great cake to take along to morning teas.

Ingredients:
150g sugar
60g butter
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
150g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
80 ml milk

Topping
Melted butter
Tsp cinnamon
Tbs caster sugar

Method:
Preheat oven to 180C.

Add sugar to the TMX bowl and if needed grind it to caster sugar.

Insert the butterfly.  Add butter, egg and vanilla extract and cream for 5 mins / speed 4.

Add flour, baking powder and milk and mix for 10-15 secs / speed 5 (speed 4 if the butterfly is still in place) until it is all just combined (do not over mix).

Pour into a greased and lined round cake tin.

Bake for 30 mins.

Remove from oven and allow to cool in tin for about 5 mins.  Turn out onto cake rack.  Brush the top of the cake with melted butter and sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar.

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members' comments

dede - instead of a round tin I put it into a loaf tin to get a bit higher cake. I think the recipe could be doubled to fill a round cake tin nicely. Smells great and the uncooked mixture tasted great. Thanks Tasty for the recipe.

Wonder - Made this in a loaf tin.I was a little worried because it didn't seem to rise that much but the texture was the best of any cake I've made in the TMX, it was very light and fluffy. Only a relatively small cake and after one piece ended up on the floor (accidently) and the kids had two pieces each it was all gone before it even had time to cool.  I was worried about beating the sugar, butter and egg for 5 mins so stopped at about 4 and it was perfect.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: dede on April 09, 2012, 10:54:28 am
I really like tea cake. Live the cinnamon flavor ontop. Yum.
Will give this a go next time I make a cake. Thanks Snappy. :)
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: faffa_70 on April 09, 2012, 10:57:31 am
Thanks Snappy, I think that little miss fusspot may like this (she really isn't a sweet girl and sometimes likes to have a cake or biscuit but doesn't like any of them - go figure!!)
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: judydawn on April 09, 2012, 11:17:28 am
Gosh, I haven't made one of these for heaps of years - I think it was the only cake I could make when I couldn't cook very well.
Thanks Snappy.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on April 09, 2012, 11:22:15 am
I hadn't made one for a long time either but I loved them when I was younger.  I had to go back to mum's old handwritten recipe book to get the recipe for it.  You never see them around anymore but they are so simple and lovely.
Title: Re: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: dede on April 29, 2012, 05:24:55 am
Made this today, but instead of a round tin I put it into a loaf tin to get a bit higher cake. I think the recipe could be doubled to fill a round cake tin nicely. Smells great and the uncooked mixture tasted great :)
Thanks Tasty for the recipe.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: cookie1 on April 30, 2012, 09:14:59 am
This evokes some memories. I'll have to make one.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: dede on April 30, 2012, 10:10:36 am
The tea cake got the thumbs up from the family :)
I might have to try some tomorrow for morning tea (or breakfast ;D)
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: kezza on April 30, 2012, 10:30:56 am
This also reminds me of a cake my Mum used to make.  Do you think it would stand up to adding apple slices on top?
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: dede on April 30, 2012, 10:33:27 am
I don't know if it would Kezza as the mixture isn't that thick. But there is a apple tea cake recipe on the forum somewhere
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: dede on April 30, 2012, 10:37:58 am
http://www.forumthermomix.com/index.php?topic=1227.msg8277#msg8277 (http://www.forumthermomix.com/index.php?topic=1227.msg8277#msg8277)

Easy apple tea cake
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on April 30, 2012, 11:04:05 am
Dede I'm glad the family liked it.  It's such a great old fashioned cake!  I'm going to try it your way in the loaf pan next time.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: thermo18 on May 01, 2012, 01:50:50 am
Really liked this it brought back lots of lovely memory's  :D
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Wonder on May 01, 2012, 02:18:50 am
We used to make a packet cake as kids that was the same as this and eat it all while it was hot. Will have to try it on the weekend when we are all home.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: kezza on May 01, 2012, 10:41:39 am
Thanks dede :)
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Wonder on May 29, 2012, 01:57:34 am
Thanks Snappy. Made this last night in a loaf tin for supper. I was a little worried because it didn't seem to rise that much but the texture was the best of any cake I've made in the TMX, it was very light and fluffy. Only a relatively small cake and after one piece ended up on the floor (accidently) and the kids had two pieces each it was all gone before it even had time to cool.  I was worried about beating the sugar, butter and egg for 5 mins so stopped at about 4 and it was perfect.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on May 29, 2012, 02:30:55 am
Thanks wonder. It is only a small cake so I have to make it often because it gets eaten so quickly. It is the long beating of the butter eggs and sugar that makes it so light I think
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Wonder on May 29, 2012, 02:34:23 am
Thanks Snappy. I'll stick with the longer mixing time for future.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: goldfish on August 06, 2014, 11:20:36 pm
Bump :)
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on August 07, 2014, 04:26:00 am
Thanks for the bump.  I still love this cake and it is eaten within a day at our place, an absolute family favourite!  It's pretty quick and easy, I can normally whip it up whilst cooking dinner, put it in the oven when we are eating and it's ready for dessert.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: kmw on August 11, 2014, 02:06:42 pm
Reminds me of my Gran's cake which was nickname by my cousin as the "dirt cake" because of the topping ... Always was a great one
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Thermesa on August 29, 2014, 10:43:41 pm
I made this for a morning tea for my husband's work. Fortunately he overcame red and brought it back to my work to devour. Delicious.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Wonder on October 03, 2014, 06:43:49 am
I made this as a quick afternoon tea today and it was all gone within 5 minutes of it coming out of the oven. I didn't have any eggs so replaced the egg with 3 tablespoons of pureed apple.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on October 08, 2014, 06:29:25 pm
It tastes best just out of the oven Wonder 😀😀😀
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Helen-Gran on February 09, 2015, 06:53:06 am
Thanks Snappy - I'm a new TMX user & thought this recipe sounded very much like my grandmother's recipe which was always a favourite, except that I needed to get out the old electric beater - "separate one egg & beat the white until light & fluffy. . ." then continue. Followed your recipe exactly & baked in my usual 7-inch (18-cms) round pan. Perfect! Looks just the same. Sure it will taste great for our dessert tonight & will be made many more times.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Wonder on February 09, 2015, 06:55:00 am
This is a favourite quick cake in our place. We aren't big cake eaters but this one goes every time while still warm.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: JulieO on February 09, 2015, 07:44:47 am
Looks lovely Helen, i must try this one.  :D
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: judydawn on February 09, 2015, 08:32:35 am
Welcome to the forum with your first posting Helen.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Cornish Cream on February 09, 2015, 09:15:48 am
Welcome to the forum Helen.Nice cake. ;D
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: cookie1 on February 09, 2015, 11:54:34 am
Welcome Helen. Thank you for showing us your cake. I hope we see lots more of your thermomix cooking.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: JulieO on February 15, 2015, 12:28:04 am
I made this today using a 20cm plain ring tin.  I sprayed the tin but didn't line it and it came out unstuck.  The tin was the perfect size for this to cut into 2cm thick slices to have with a cuppa.
 
Next time I will still use the 150g of sugar and after milling, will remove 1 tbs for the topping.  I only realised after making the cake that I needed caster sugar for the topping and didn't have any.  Not wanting to mill any just for this, I ended up just using raw sugar which worked well anyway.  :D

I also only mixed for 15 secs/speed 4 for the last bit, didn't want to go over speed 4 with the butterfly.  :)

Such a lovely cake, I had to stop myself for going back for another piece.  ;D

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Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: judydawn on February 15, 2015, 01:18:45 am
Thanks Julie, I've added a note about using speed 4 if still using the butterfly at that point.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: cookie1 on February 15, 2015, 07:26:19 am
My mouth is watering.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: JulieO on February 15, 2015, 07:31:52 am
Thanks Cookie.  It tastes like cinnamon donuts, really nice.  :D
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Cornish Cream on February 15, 2015, 09:08:25 am
A super looking cake Julie.I must make this soon ;D
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Kimmyh on February 15, 2015, 09:22:17 am
Great cake Julie.
Title: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: cookie1 on February 16, 2015, 08:52:46 am
It looks so nice ladies I had to be a copy cat.
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Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Cornish Cream on February 16, 2015, 09:04:15 am
Very nice Cookie.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Kimmyh on February 17, 2015, 08:41:49 am
It's a great idea. Easier to cut too.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: cookie1 on February 17, 2015, 11:45:17 am
DD took most of this to work today. She said it was well liked.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: snappy on February 20, 2015, 10:02:44 am
I'm so pleased to see this cake is getting a work out. It's so delicious but I love it because it is such an unfussy cake and goes so well with a cup of tea or coffee.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: mab19 on February 16, 2017, 08:04:19 am
I made this today for visitors, it's always a winner and so quick to make.  I reduced the sugar to 80g and it was fine.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: judydawn on August 08, 2019, 07:09:03 am
I chose this mixture today to try as cupcakes in the air fryer as the quantity wasnít too much for what I wanted.  Never have been a good cake maker but with doing very little cooking over the past 6 years, although they look horrible I was pleased with how they taste. I cooked them for 14 minutes on a rack in the air fryer, it made 8 cupcakes.  As they are only for me and it was only an experiment, it doesnít matter how they look.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: Cuilidh on August 08, 2019, 07:31:55 am
They look good, Judy.  I may well give these a go sometime while we still have the builders here.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: judydawn on August 08, 2019, 10:03:29 am
Youíre too kind Marina, they look terrible LOL, but I did eat 2 whilst still warm and the taste was good.
Title: Re: Cinnamon Tea Cake
Post by: cookie1 on August 09, 2019, 05:24:44 am
Iím imagining the taste Judy. It would have been lovely. Itís a good idea to use the AF. We use ours a lot.